Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 33 43
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 19 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.38% 3.39% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.57% 19.23% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 21
Northamptonshire median daily rate £288 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +6.76%
10th Percentile £170 £208 £110
90th Percentile £388 £421 £369
East Midlands median daily rate £335 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £11.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.19 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.76% -22.67% +4.17%

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 140 130 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 17.50% 17.62% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 72 88
Northamptonshire median daily rate £360 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £229 £208 £186
90th Percentile £490 £538 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.53% +35.32%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.50 £11.04
90th Percentile £13.81 £15.75 £34.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% +7.41%

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 July 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 July 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 -12 12 £250 -23.08% 8
Kettering +3 2 £338 -6.90% 2
Windows Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 9 (47.37%) SCCM
4 9 (47.37%) Office 365
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
5 6 (31.58%) DNS
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) DHCP
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
7 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) NetApp
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
8 3 (15.79%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008

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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) ADSL
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Server Support
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
3 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter