Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 38 30
Rank change year-on-year -21 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 9 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.28% 3.46% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 17.51% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 26
Northamptonshire median daily rate £250 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +6.12% +11.36%
10th Percentile £174 £110 £142
90th Percentile £388 £388 £394
East Midlands median daily rate £293 £314 £306
% change year-on-year -6.77% +2.45% -5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £11.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £17.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.82% -14.06% +11.11%

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 113 177 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 16.05% 19.73% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 123 78
Northamptonshire median daily rate £360 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -8.77% -5.00%
10th Percentile £231 £150 £199
90th Percentile £500 £463 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £373 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +14.62% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.55% +42.16% -6.57%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.40 £9.10
90th Percentile £12.91 £28.78 £36.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 -24 4 £250 -23.08% 7
Kettering +1 1 - - 1
Windows Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) XenApp
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications

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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) ADSL
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
5 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec