Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 46 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 15 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.39% 2.68% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 16.45% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 20
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £190 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -41.98% +14.91%
10th Percentile £157 £110 £191
90th Percentile £438 £325 £441
East Midlands median daily rate £286 £306 £313
% change year-on-year -6.45% -2.08% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £100.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £20.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year -27.49% +8.88% -5.00%

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 93 152 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.83% 16.31% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 106 79
Northamptonshire median daily rate £313 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -5.80% +6.15%
10th Percentile £139 £150 £200
90th Percentile £450 £500 £476
East Midlands median daily rate £333 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +2.31% -6.47% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 16
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.97% +31.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £16.60 £80.50 £16.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +19.62% - -3.70%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -6 8 £375 +120.59% 6
Wellingborough +3 2 £325 -
Windows Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) MCSE
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
7 4 (26.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) NAS
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (13.33%) SCOM
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
9 2 (13.33%) Android
9 2 (13.33%) Apple

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VSAN
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) VCAP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Firmware
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp