Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Windows Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2019 over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 405 350 581
Rank change year-on-year -55 +231 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 111 36 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.22% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 1.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 25 13
10th Percentile £250 £278 £308
25th Percentile £350 £413 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £338
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +40.74% -
75th Percentile £519 £505 £394
90th Percentile £575 £510 £439
England median daily rate £419 £448 £375
% change year-on-year -6.53% +19.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.18 £28.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -38.66% - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 -
% change year-on-year +7.53% - -

Windows Server 2019 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,185 2,821 7,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.05% 17.38% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,946 2,025 5,232
10th Percentile £299 £220 £175
25th Percentile £413 £368 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £588
90th Percentile £700 £662 £656
England median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 184
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.44 £13.08
25th Percentile £16.27 £18.93 £16.08
Median hourly rate £27.18 £26.84 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.26% +27.80% +10.03%
75th Percentile £60.00 £47.83 £30.00
90th Percentile £65.75 £53.75 £50.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -

Windows Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2019 in London

Windows Server 2019
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in London.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2019 in London

Windows Server 2019
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2019 in London

Windows Server 2019
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2019 within the London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -24 10 £513 +20.59% 11
South London +27 6 £319 +6.25% 5
West London +9 6 £550 +10.00% 3
East London - 1 £225 - 2
North London - 1 £263 -
Windows Server 2019
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2019 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2019.

1 103 (92.79%) Windows
2 74 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 72 (64.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 72 (64.86%) Windows Server
4 69 (62.16%) Microsoft
5 66 (59.46%) Windows Server 2016
6 59 (53.15%) Azure
6 59 (53.15%) PowerShell
7 53 (47.75%) VMware
8 46 (41.44%) Microsoft 365
9 43 (38.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 35 (31.53%) DNS
11 32 (28.83%) DHCP
11 32 (28.83%) Windows 10
12 31 (27.93%) SCCM
13 27 (24.32%) Hyper-V
13 27 (24.32%) Citrix
13 27 (24.32%) Social Skills
13 27 (24.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (22.52%) Microsoft Office
16 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
17 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
18 20 (18.02%) Linux
18 20 (18.02%) Cisco
18 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (17.12%) ITIL
20 18 (16.22%) SC Cleared
21 16 (14.41%) Migration
21 16 (14.41%) IaaS

Windows Server 2019
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.50%) ArcGIS
3 5 (4.50%) IIS
4 4 (3.60%) Apache
5 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) Confluence
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
6 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.70%) Adobe XD
3 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (53.15%) Azure
2 46 (41.44%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (24.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (14.41%) IaaS
5 12 (10.81%) AWS
6 11 (9.91%) SaaS
7 6 (5.41%) Azure Key Vault
7 6 (5.41%) Mimecast
7 6 (5.41%) npm
8 5 (4.50%) OneDrive
8 5 (4.50%) PaaS
9 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.80%) Power Automate
10 2 (1.80%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.80%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.80%) Serverless
11 1 (0.90%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.90%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.90%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.53%) DNS
2 32 (28.83%) DHCP
3 15 (13.51%) Firewall
4 13 (11.71%) VPN
5 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.01%) SAN
7 9 (8.11%) NAS
7 9 (8.11%) WAN
8 8 (7.21%) iSCSI
9 7 (6.31%) NetScaler
10 6 (5.41%) Internet
10 6 (5.41%) LAN
10 6 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.70%) HTTP
11 3 (2.70%) SSL
11 3 (2.70%) VLAN
12 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.80%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.80%) SD-WAN
12 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) GIS
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.70%) gulp
4 2 (1.80%) JIRA
4 2 (1.80%) webpack
5 1 (0.90%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.90%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.90%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.90%) MSI
5 1 (0.90%) MSTest
5 1 (0.90%) Selenium
5 1 (0.90%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.90%) Subversion
5 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (24.32%) Social Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Finance
3 6 (5.41%) Law
3 6 (5.41%) Organisational Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.60%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 2 (1.80%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.90%) International Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Police
8 1 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (30.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (15.32%) Architect
3 13 (11.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Consultant
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Administrator
6 7 (6.31%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) VMWare Administrator
10 3 (2.70%) Citrix Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) REST
3 3 (2.70%) Ajax
3 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.70%) HTML
3 3 (2.70%) jQuery
3 3 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (2.70%) React
3 3 (2.70%) Sass
3 3 (2.70%) Semantic HTML
3 3 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (2.70%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) CSS3
4 2 (1.80%) HTML5
4 2 (1.80%) JSON
4 2 (1.80%) LDAP
4 2 (1.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.21%) Clustering
3 4 (3.60%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.70%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.70%) SCORM
4 3 (2.70%) User Experience
4 3 (2.70%) W3C
5 2 (1.80%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.90%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Storwize
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 103 (92.79%) Windows
2 72 (64.86%) Windows Server
2 72 (64.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (59.46%) Windows Server 2016
4 32 (28.83%) Windows 10
5 20 (18.02%) Linux
5 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.41%) Unix
9 5 (4.50%) CentOS
10 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.70%) Android
12 2 (1.80%) VMS
13 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.90%) Solaris
13 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (17.12%) ITIL
3 16 (14.41%) Migration
4 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.71%) DevOps
5 12 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (9.91%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (8.11%) Architecture Roadmap
8 8 (7.21%) High Availability
8 8 (7.21%) Project Delivery
9 6 (5.41%) Change Management
9 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.50%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.50%) Image Processing
10 5 (4.50%) Release Management
10 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Service Design
10 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineering
10 5 (4.50%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.60%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.91%) SQL
3 8 (7.21%) Bash Shell
3 8 (7.21%) VB
4 7 (6.31%) Python
5 5 (4.50%) C
6 4 (3.60%) C#
6 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.90%) VBA
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) MCSE
6 6 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.50%) CCNA
8 4 (3.60%) CISSP
9 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.80%) Degree
10 2 (1.80%) MCITP
10 2 (1.80%) MCSA
11 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.90%) HND
11 1 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) Accessibility
2 3 (2.70%) WCAG
3 2 (1.80%) GDPR
3 2 (1.80%) NIST
3 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.90%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.90%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (11.71%) XenApp
6 10 (9.01%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.31%) VMware NSX
8 5 (4.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (4.50%) vSphere
9 4 (3.60%) NFS
10 3 (2.70%) Docker
10 3 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.80%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.90%) Firmware
12 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (27.93%) SCCM
2 14 (12.61%) SCOM
3 9 (8.11%) Ansible
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (4.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (4.50%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (3.60%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.70%) PaperCut
7 3 (2.70%) Puppet
7 3 (2.70%) Terraform
8 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.80%) vRealize
8 2 (1.80%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.90%) CASB
9 1 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 69 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 53 (47.75%) VMware
3 27 (24.32%) Citrix
4 20 (18.02%) Cisco
5 12 (10.81%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.91%) HP
7 10 (9.01%) NetApp
7 10 (9.01%) Oracle
8 9 (8.11%) SolarWinds
9 8 (7.21%) EMC
10 7 (6.31%) McAfee
11 6 (5.41%) Dell
12 5 (4.50%) ESRI
12 5 (4.50%) Lumension
12 5 (4.50%) Sophos
12 5 (4.50%) Veeam
13 4 (3.60%) Apple
13 4 (3.60%) Palo Alto
13 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
13 4 (3.60%) Splunk