Period
to 24 September 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 24 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 9 27
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 15 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.50% 8.87% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.13% 31.33% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 10
Slough median daily rate £310 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% +5.38% +2.69%
10th Percentile £219 £300 £198
90th Percentile £461 £450 £393
Berkshire median daily rate £315 £361 £335
% change year-on-year -12.80% +7.76% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £19.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +41.82% -5.17% -9.38%

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 71 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.32% 28.33% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 51
Slough median daily rate £308 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.17% - +1.40%
10th Percentile £208 £278 £180
90th Percentile £483 £550 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.15% -11.59% -2.82%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +12.00% -42.00%

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 24 September 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 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Office 365
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Veeam
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (33.33%) French Language
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (20.00%) Clustering
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
11 2 (13.33%) DHCP
11 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 2 (13.33%) Citrix
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (13.33%) Apple
11 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (13.33%) ITIL
11 2 (13.33%) MCSE
11 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange

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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) 2G
4 1 (6.67%) 3G
4 1 (6.67%) 4G
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) LTE
4 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) French Language
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior 4G Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Core Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) iptables
5 1 (6.67%) Postfix
5 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Veeam
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) Canon
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) ConnectWise
5 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (6.67%) Polycom
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec