Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 27 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 14 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.05% 1.46% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.33% 6.06% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 13
Slough median daily rate £308 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.17% -0.68% +0.69%
10th Percentile £238 £356 £263
90th Percentile £400 £417 £420
Berkshire median daily rate £275 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -23.61% +2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £32.40 £14.50
% change year-on-year -45.99% +123.45% -7.20%

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 60 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.66% 24.09% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 54
Slough median daily rate £325 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £199 £273 £169
90th Percentile £450 £530 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £389 £380
% change year-on-year +2.83% +2.37% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -21.11% -28.71%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year +22.74% -7.67% -19.14%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Veeam
4 8 (57.14%) Office 365
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) French Language
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Apple
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL

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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) 2G
4 1 (7.14%) 3G
4 1 (7.14%) 4G
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) LTE
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 4 (28.57%) French Language
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior 4G Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Core Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Veeam
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Canon
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) ConnectWise
5 1 (7.14%) Epicor
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
5 1 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (7.14%) Polycom
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter