Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 8 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.39% 4.23% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 18.18% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 10
Slough median daily rate £308 £298 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% -15.60% +17.50%
10th Percentile £282 £179 £207
90th Percentile £343 £381 £429
Berkshire median daily rate £328 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +0.77% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median hourly rate - £19.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.06 £43.28 £44.08
% change year-on-year -60.59% -1.80% +222.89%

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 58 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 24.58% 23.24% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 44
Slough median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £120 £205 £153
90th Percentile £481 £450 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Slough median hourly rate - £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -17.95%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -31.43% -36.94% +60.54%

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 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 25 February 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (50.00%) Apple
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Veeam

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
1 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Apple
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (25.00%) Polycom
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Canon
4 1 (12.50%) Epicor
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Ivanti
4 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
4 1 (12.50%) Kofax
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds