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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 16 May 2022 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
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 507 389 392
Rank change year-on-year -118 +3 +196
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 79 76 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 2.23% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 27
10th Percentile £256 £231 £261
25th Percentile £416 £325 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £428 £475
Median % change year-on-year +16.96% -10.00% +40.74%
75th Percentile £575 £519 £500
90th Percentile £624 £556 £505
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £27.18
25th Percentile - - £28.23
Median hourly rate - - £29.99
75th Percentile - - £31.74
90th Percentile - - £32.79
England median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £26.48
% change year-on-year -27.27% +3.85% -

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 5,209 3,404 3,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.51% 14.35% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,774 2,402 2,551
10th Percentile £225 £275 £180
25th Percentile £415 £400 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% -5.13%
75th Percentile £669 £588 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 41 100
10th Percentile £16.35 £14.75 £13.69
25th Percentile £21.75 £22.25 £17.88
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -41.86% +104.76% +4.15%
75th Percentile £50.00 £64.00 £47.15
90th Percentile £75.79 £68.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.35
% change year-on-year +23.94% +2.33% +2.03%

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 16 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2019 in London

Windows Server 2019
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -32 13 £525 +7.69% 10
South London - 3 £193 - 3
North London -3 1 £418 +59.24%
East London -5 1 £350 +55.56% 2
West London -15 1 £588 +11.90% 2
Windows Server 2019
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 77 (97.47%) Windows
2 52 (65.82%) Windows Server
3 46 (58.23%) Windows Server 2016
3 46 (58.23%) Azure
4 45 (56.96%) Active Directory
5 40 (50.63%) Microsoft
6 39 (49.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (44.30%) PowerShell
8 31 (39.24%) VMware
9 30 (37.97%) Linux
10 29 (36.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (34.18%) SQL
12 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (29.11%) Migration
14 20 (25.32%) Finance
14 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
14 20 (25.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (22.78%) AWS
16 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
16 17 (21.52%) CI/CD
17 16 (20.25%) Terraform
17 16 (20.25%) Agile
17 16 (20.25%) IIS
17 16 (20.25%) ITIL
18 15 (18.99%) Citrix
18 15 (18.99%) DNS
18 15 (18.99%) JIRA
18 15 (18.99%) DevOps
18 15 (18.99%) Microsoft 365

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 16 (20.25%) IIS
2 11 (13.92%) Confluence
3 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (58.23%) Azure
2 18 (22.78%) AWS
3 15 (18.99%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (10.13%) IaaS
5 6 (7.59%) Azure Stack
5 6 (7.59%) PaaS
6 5 (6.33%) Azure Sentinel
7 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (5.06%) Azure Key Vault
8 3 (3.80%) GitHub
8 3 (3.80%) SaaS
9 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.53%) Datadog
9 2 (2.53%) GCP
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.27%) Route 53
10 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) DNS
2 14 (17.72%) DHCP
3 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.92%) Firewall
5 10 (12.66%) iSCSI
6 7 (8.86%) SAN
6 7 (8.86%) VLAN
6 7 (8.86%) VPN
7 6 (7.59%) Wireless
8 5 (6.33%) LAN
9 4 (5.06%) WAN
10 3 (3.80%) NAS
11 2 (2.53%) Internet
11 2 (2.53%) SSL
11 2 (2.53%) VoIP
12 1 (1.27%) FTP
12 1 (1.27%) HTTP
12 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
12 1 (1.27%) Softphone
12 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Power BI
4 1 (1.27%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) JIRA
2 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) GCC
5 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.27%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Law
5 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.80%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
5 3 (3.80%) Social Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Consultant
3 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 9 (11.39%) Release Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (3.80%) REST
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) PySpark
2 2 (2.53%) SOAP
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) Azure Blueprints
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
3 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Replication
2 12 (15.19%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (15.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
4 9 (11.39%) PKI
4 9 (11.39%) Virtual Team
5 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (8.86%) Clustering
7 6 (7.59%) Private Cloud
8 4 (5.06%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
9 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.53%) NHS
9 2 (2.53%) Reinsurance
9 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 77 (97.47%) Windows
2 52 (65.82%) Windows Server
3 46 (58.23%) Windows Server 2016
4 39 (49.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (37.97%) Linux
6 29 (36.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (16.46%) Windows 10
9 8 (10.13%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.80%) Unix
12 2 (2.53%) Solaris
12 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.27%) CentOS
13 1 (1.27%) VMS
13 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Migration
2 20 (25.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (21.52%) CI/CD
5 16 (20.25%) Agile
5 16 (20.25%) ITIL
6 15 (18.99%) DevOps
7 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (15.19%) High Availability
8 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure as Code
8 12 (15.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (12.66%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (12.66%) Storage Management
10 9 (11.39%) Data Migration
10 9 (11.39%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (11.39%) Release Management
10 9 (11.39%) Runbook
10 9 (11.39%) Server Management
10 9 (11.39%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) PowerShell
2 27 (34.18%) SQL
3 8 (10.13%) Python
4 6 (7.59%) Bash
5 4 (5.06%) Groovy
6 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) Java
8 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.33%) MCSE
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CCNA
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
5 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) MCP
5 2 (2.53%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) NCSC
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (56.96%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.39%) NFS
4 8 (10.13%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.86%) Docker
6 5 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.06%) vSphere
8 3 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (2.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.53%) MetaFrame
9 2 (2.53%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.53%) XenApp
9 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) Terraform
2 14 (17.72%) SCCM
3 13 (16.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 8 (10.13%) Ansible
4 8 (10.13%) Kubernetes
5 6 (7.59%) Grafana
5 6 (7.59%) ZABBIX
6 5 (6.33%) Nagios
6 5 (6.33%) Packer
6 5 (6.33%) SCOM
7 4 (5.06%) Consul
7 4 (5.06%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.80%) WSUS
9 2 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.53%) vRealize
9 2 (2.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 40 (50.63%) Microsoft
2 31 (39.24%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) Citrix
4 11 (13.92%) Oracle
4 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.66%) IBM
6 9 (11.39%) NetApp
7 8 (10.13%) Cisco
7 8 (10.13%) ServiceNow
7 8 (10.13%) Zerto
8 5 (6.33%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.06%) Apple
9 4 (5.06%) Splunk
10 3 (3.80%) Google
10 3 (3.80%) Sophos
10 3 (3.80%) Veeam
10 3 (3.80%) Veritas
11 2 (2.53%) Dell
11 2 (2.53%) HP
11 2 (2.53%) McAfee