Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 13 December 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 26 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 31 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.77% 5.47% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.20% 20.99% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £285 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% +4.59% -35.88%
10th Percentile £175 £111 £197
90th Percentile £600 £368 £338
Hampshire median daily rate £422 £380 £341
% change year-on-year +11.05% +11.44% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Portsmouth median hourly rate £47.83 - £39.50
10th Percentile £39.48 - £24.00
90th Percentile £50.50 - £51.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.00 £13.03 £27.50
% change year-on-year +99.62% -52.64% -3.44%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 123 81 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 22.91% 26.05% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 48 61
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.79% +22.86%
10th Percentile £278 £117 £238
90th Percentile £600 £461 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 4 19
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.27 £31.65 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.53% -34.06% +184.44%
10th Percentile £10.03 £12.59 £20.60
90th Percentile £50.30 £51.63 £52.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year - +35.59% -15.71%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Portsmouth

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Portsmouth

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Portsmouth

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 21 (67.74%) DNS
4 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
5 18 (58.06%) VMware
6 15 (48.39%) DHCP
7 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
7 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
9 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
9 11 (35.48%) vSphere
10 8 (25.81%) SQL
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) IIS
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
10 8 (25.81%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (22.58%) Juniper
11 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 7 (22.58%) C#
11 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
11 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
12 6 (19.35%) JIRA
12 6 (19.35%) PKI
12 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (19.35%) Clustering
12 6 (19.35%) High Availability
12 6 (19.35%) Confluence
12 6 (19.35%) SNMP

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) Confluence
3 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) DNS
2 15 (48.39%) DHCP
3 8 (25.81%) Internet
4 6 (19.35%) SNMP
5 4 (12.90%) IMAP
5 4 (12.90%) SMTP
6 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 2 (6.45%) Firewall
7 2 (6.45%) LAN
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) WAN
8 1 (3.23%) BGP
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.23%) IPsec
8 1 (3.23%) L2TP
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) OSPF
8 1 (3.23%) RIP
8 1 (3.23%) Skype
8 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) InstallShield
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (16.13%) Military
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
1 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) RequireJS
2 4 (12.90%) WCF
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) LINQ
3 3 (9.68%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Ajax
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Clustering
1 6 (19.35%) PKI
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
5 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) High Availability
2 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) Storage Management
3 5 (16.13%) NsoIT
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
4 4 (12.90%) Server Management
5 3 (9.68%) API Development
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (6.45%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.90%) MCSA
5 3 (9.68%) MCSE
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (35.48%) vSphere
4 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) PowerCLI
2 6 (19.35%) vCenter Server
3 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 4 (12.90%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
1 18 (58.06%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) Dell
3 6 (19.35%) Dell Compellent
3 6 (19.35%) EMC
4 4 (12.90%) McAfee
5 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec