Windows Server Contracts in London

Microsoft Windows Server
England > London

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London requiring Windows Server skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that cited Windows Server over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 141 120 180
Rank change year-on-year -21 +60 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 311 535 632
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.76% 2.13% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.74% 14.53% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 416 511
10th Percentile £261 £263 £240
25th Percentile £361 £400 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £513 £480
Median % change year-on-year -12.20% +6.77% +3.78%
75th Percentile £575 £625 £600
90th Percentile £675 £750 £663
England median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
10th Percentile - £22.69 £17.50
25th Percentile £16.00 £23.31 £24.75
Median hourly rate £20.93 £25.36 £46.79
Median % change year-on-year -17.46% -45.81% -24.23%
75th Percentile £33.34 £36.43 £62.77
90th Percentile £47.83 £61.50 £105.00
England median hourly rate £38.50 £33.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year +14.07% +48.35% -9.00%

All Operating Systems
London

Windows Server falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies requiring operating system skills in London.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,110 3,682 5,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.93% 14.64% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,485 2,680 3,729
10th Percentile £209 £213 £225
25th Percentile £350 £402 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £625 £666 £670
90th Percentile £750 £775 £763
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 82
10th Percentile £15.19 £16.41 £15.00
25th Percentile £18.13 £22.75 £21.13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £23.91
Median % change year-on-year -54.87% +103.89% -40.23%
75th Percentile £27.59 £64.50 £45.16
90th Percentile £60.43 £83.68 £62.38
England median hourly rate £22.51 £45.06 £21.50
% change year-on-year -50.04% +109.56% +21.13%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in London over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows Server in London over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in London

Windows Server
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. 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 -1 41 £560 +12.56% 19
East London +11 17 £380 +43.40% 7
West London +18 7 £180 -66.90% 11
South London +7 2 £190 -67.38% 4
North London +2 2 £250 -20.00% 2
Windows Server
England

Windows Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 61 (19.61%) Microsoft Exchange
2 21 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.47%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.86%) IIS
6 10 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.89%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.93%) Apache
8 6 (1.93%) Confluence
8 6 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.61%) JBoss
9 5 (1.61%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Trello
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.32%) Eikon
2 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 115 (36.98%) Azure
2 102 (32.80%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (15.43%) Entra ID
4 44 (14.15%) AWS
5 26 (8.36%) IaaS
6 14 (4.50%) GCP
7 12 (3.86%) PaaS
8 11 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (3.22%) Azure DevOps
9 10 (3.22%) WhatsApp
10 9 (2.89%) OneDrive
10 9 (2.89%) SaaS
11 7 (2.25%) Azure Storage
11 7 (2.25%) Mimecast
11 7 (2.25%) Nutanix
12 6 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.93%) GitHub
13 5 (1.61%) Rubrik
14 4 (1.29%) ShareGate
15 3 (0.96%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 80 (25.72%) DNS
2 68 (21.86%) Firewall
3 34 (10.93%) DHCP
4 23 (7.40%) WAN
5 22 (7.07%) VPN
6 20 (6.43%) LAN
7 17 (5.47%) SAN
8 16 (5.14%) NAS
9 14 (4.50%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.54%) MPLS
11 10 (3.22%) Skype
12 9 (2.89%) VLAN
13 8 (2.57%) Network Security
14 7 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.93%) Kerberos
15 6 (1.93%) NetScaler
15 6 (1.93%) Wireless
16 5 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
17 4 (1.29%) Ethernet VPN
17 4 (1.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.22%) MySQL
2 10 (3.22%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.64%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.64%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.64%) Looker
7 2 (0.64%) Metadata
7 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.64%) Power BI
8 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.32%) Redis
8 1 (0.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 23 (7.40%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.79%) JIRA
3 12 (3.86%) Subversion
4 11 (3.54%) Git
5 10 (3.22%) Artifactory
6 9 (2.89%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.96%) GitLab
7 3 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.32%) AppScan
9 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.32%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.32%) Katalon Studio
9 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (25.08%) Finance
2 61 (19.61%) Social Skills
3 35 (11.25%) Public Sector
4 28 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.82%) Banking
6 10 (3.22%) Mandarin Language
7 8 (2.57%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.25%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.29%) Legal
10 4 (1.29%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (0.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (0.96%) Law
11 3 (0.96%) Local Government
12 2 (0.64%) Advertising
12 2 (0.64%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.64%) French Language
12 2 (0.64%) Front Office
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (9.65%) Analyst
2 30 (9.65%) Support Engineer
3 24 (7.72%) Senior
4 23 (7.40%) Administrator
5 20 (6.43%) Azure Engineer
5 20 (6.43%) IT Engineer
6 18 (5.79%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (4.50%) IT Support
8 13 (4.18%) Desktop Support
9 12 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (3.86%) Wintel Engineer
10 11 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (3.54%) IT Analyst
10 11 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.54%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 11 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.22%) Server Administrator
11 10 (3.22%) Server Engineer
11 10 (3.22%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.07%) .NET
2 15 (4.82%) Middleware
3 11 (3.54%) LDAP
4 9 (2.89%) CSS
5 8 (2.57%) HTML
6 7 (2.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.61%) HTML5
7 5 (1.61%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (1.61%) REST
8 3 (0.96%) ARM Templates
8 3 (0.96%) JSP
8 3 (0.96%) SOAP
8 3 (0.96%) XML
9 2 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.32%) EDI
10 1 (0.32%) Node.js
10 1 (0.32%) WPF
10 1 (0.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.75%) Replication
2 19 (6.11%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.50%) PKI
4 13 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.57%) Clustering
6 8 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.93%) NHS
7 6 (1.93%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.61%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.29%) Security Posture
10 3 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.96%) Team-Oriented Environment
10 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.64%) CCTV
11 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (17.04%) Linux
3 50 (16.08%) Windows 10
4 48 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (12.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (10.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 24 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.79%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.50%) Unix
10 13 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.54%) Mac OS
12 10 (3.22%) VMS
13 9 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.61%) CentOS
15 5 (1.61%) Solaris
16 3 (0.96%) Android
17 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.64%) OpenVMS
17 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 57 (18.33%) Migration
3 48 (15.43%) DevOps
4 45 (14.47%) ITIL
5 33 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (9.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 28 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (8.68%) Customer Service
9 22 (7.07%) Time Management
10 21 (6.75%) Server Management
11 20 (6.43%) Agile
12 19 (6.11%) Infrastructure as Code
13 18 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (5.47%) Analytics
15 16 (5.14%) Configuration Management
15 16 (5.14%) High Availability
15 16 (5.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 14 (4.50%) Information Security
17 13 (4.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 12 (3.86%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.69%) PowerShell
2 53 (17.04%) SQL
3 43 (13.83%) Python
4 17 (5.47%) Bash
4 17 (5.47%) Java
5 16 (5.14%) C#
6 11 (3.54%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.89%) C++
8 6 (1.93%) VB
9 5 (1.61%) PHP
10 4 (1.29%) Perl
10 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.96%) F#
11 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.96%) VBA
12 2 (0.64%) Bicep
13 1 (0.32%) Go
13 1 (0.32%) tcsh
13 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.00%) DV Cleared
3 23 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.07%) Degree
5 20 (6.43%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.25%) MCSA
7 6 (1.93%) Azure Certification
7 6 (1.93%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.29%) MCSE
10 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.64%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.64%) CCNA
11 2 (0.64%) CCNP
11 2 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.64%) MCSD
12 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.50%) SLA
2 10 (3.22%) GDPR
3 8 (2.57%) QA
4 7 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.96%) NIST
8 2 (0.64%) COBIT
8 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.64%) NCSC
System Software
1 186 (59.81%) Active Directory
2 66 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.36%) Hyper-V
4 22 (7.07%) vSphere
5 12 (3.86%) Docker
5 12 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.57%) VMware NSX
8 6 (1.93%) Firmware
8 6 (1.93%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.61%) XenApp
10 3 (0.96%) KVM
10 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
11 1 (0.32%) vCloud
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 55 (17.68%) SCCM
2 28 (9.00%) Ansible
3 23 (7.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 21 (6.75%) Terraform
5 14 (4.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 13 (4.18%) Kubernetes
7 12 (3.86%) SCOM
8 9 (2.89%) BladeLogic
8 9 (2.89%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (1.93%) WSUS
10 5 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.61%) Grafana
10 5 (1.61%) Netcool
10 5 (1.61%) Progress Chef
10 5 (1.61%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.61%) Puppet
10 5 (1.61%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 149 (47.91%) Microsoft
2 108 (34.73%) VMware
3 42 (13.50%) Citrix
4 30 (9.65%) Veeam
5 22 (7.07%) Dell
6 21 (6.75%) Cisco
7 19 (6.11%) Oracle
8 18 (5.79%) ServiceNow
9 17 (5.47%) Qualys
10 16 (5.14%) HP
11 15 (4.82%) CA
12 14 (4.50%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.86%) IBM
14 10 (3.22%) Dynatrace
15 9 (2.89%) Altiris
15 9 (2.89%) Juniper
15 9 (2.89%) Splunk
16 7 (2.25%) CyberArk
16 7 (2.25%) Palo Alto
16 7 (2.25%) TOWER Software