Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 50 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 19 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.75% 2.51% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.81% 17.56% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 14
Northamptonshire median daily rate £333 £150 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +121.67% -58.90% -8.75%
10th Percentile £184 £110 £169
90th Percentile £438 £325 £464
East Midlands median daily rate £280 £306 £296
% change year-on-year -8.50% +3.29% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £100.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -20.83% -10.00%

Windows Server 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 101 131 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.64% 14.29% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 84 74
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £330 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £194 £120 £250
90th Percentile £445 £563 £481
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.94% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 22
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.61% +29.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.35 £62.13 £16.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Northamptonshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Northamptonshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Northamptonshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Northamptonshire

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Northampton -8 9 £338 +150.00% 4
Wellingborough +3 2 £325 - 1
Windows Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) SCCM
4 8 (42.11%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) SAN
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (26.32%) SCOM
6 5 (26.32%) MCSE
6 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
8 3 (15.79%) Security Management
8 3 (15.79%) AppSense
8 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
8 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LAN
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (10.53%) Skype
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Security Management
3 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VCAP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Firmware
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) SCOM
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) HP
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) AppSense
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp