Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 11 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 8 25
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 17 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.84% 9.09% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.76% 32.91% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 14
Slough median daily rate £360 £330 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.92% -11.19%
10th Percentile £176 £300 £186
90th Percentile £463 £450 £388
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £350 £326
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.53% -3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £19.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.75 £34.64
% change year-on-year +45.45% -60.31% +109.94%

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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 66 79 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.80% 27.62% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 51
Slough median daily rate £370 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% +7.41% -5.59%
10th Percentile £202 £223 £175
90th Percentile £533 £595 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 - £17.00
10th Percentile £12.45 - £14.90
90th Percentile £20.00 - £19.10
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57% -20.54%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Slough

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Slough

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Slough over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Slough

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Office 365
5 8 (47.06%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) DHCP
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) vSphere
8 5 (29.41%) Puppet
8 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Veeam
8 5 (29.41%) Squid
8 5 (29.41%) Python
8 5 (29.41%) Apache
8 5 (29.41%) Perl
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
10 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 3 (17.65%) French Language
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (29.41%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) G Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) 802.11
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) SSH
5 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (17.65%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.88%) Debian
7 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) Squid
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) iptables
5 1 (5.88%) Postfix
5 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Veeam
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Canon
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) ConnectWise
5 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (5.88%) Polycom
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec