Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 24 19
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 24 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.95% 5.52% 7.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 25.37% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Portsmouth median daily rate £413 £208 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +98.80% -30.83% -29.41%
10th Percentile £190 £111 £205
90th Percentile £544 £294 £445
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 13
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.92 - £47.83
10th Percentile £39.62 - £32.10
90th Percentile £47.83 - £47.97
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.00 £13.03 £47.83
% change year-on-year +84.26% -72.77% +122.47%

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 126 67 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 25.98% 21.75% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 81
Portsmouth median daily rate £425 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.79% +27.94%
10th Percentile £211 £111 £281
90th Percentile £543 £500 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 25
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.46 £46.69 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.06% -2.38% +3.42%
10th Percentile £13.00 £44.20 £25.55
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.93 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% -60.00% +114.29%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) DNS
3 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) Juniper
7 9 (37.50%) DHCP
7 9 (37.50%) vSphere
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (33.33%) Internet
8 8 (33.33%) IIS
9 7 (29.17%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (20.83%) L2TP
11 5 (20.83%) MPLS
11 5 (20.83%) OSPF
11 5 (20.83%) BGP
11 5 (20.83%) IPsec
11 5 (20.83%) Clustering
11 5 (20.83%) Dell
11 5 (20.83%) EMC
11 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (20.83%) RIP
11 5 (20.83%) SNMP
11 5 (20.83%) LAN
11 5 (20.83%) WAN

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 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
3 8 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (20.83%) BGP
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.83%) HSRP
4 5 (20.83%) IPsec
4 5 (20.83%) L2TP
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) MPLS
4 5 (20.83%) OSPF
4 5 (20.83%) RIP
4 5 (20.83%) SNMP
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) IMAP
5 4 (16.67%) SMTP
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) RequireJS
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) LINQ
2 3 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) PKI
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (20.83%) Storage Management
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 4 (16.67%) Server Management
4 3 (12.50%) API Development
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (8.33%) Demand Management
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) NsoIT
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (37.50%) vSphere
4 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) PowerCLI
2 5 (20.83%) vCenter Server
3 4 (16.67%) SCOM
3 4 (16.67%) WSUS
4 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Dell
4 5 (20.83%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (20.83%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec