Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 24 38
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 26 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.06% 5.52% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.10% 20.48% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 7
Slough median daily rate £330 £298 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.92% -11.19% +17.54%
10th Percentile £300 £186 £312
90th Percentile £450 £388 £422
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.61% -3.63% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median hourly rate - £19.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £34.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year -60.31% +109.94% +11.86%

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 81 83 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.22% 26.95% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 47
Slough median daily rate £363 £338 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -5.59% +10.00%
10th Percentile £234 £175 £197
90th Percentile £625 £450 £515
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 16
Slough median hourly rate - £17.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.48% -21.79%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £22.03
% change year-on-year -28.57% -20.54% +29.03%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
4 17 (65.38%) DHCP
4 17 (65.38%) DNS
5 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (57.69%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (50.00%) XenApp
6 13 (50.00%) Citrix
6 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
8 9 (34.62%) Firewall
9 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 8 (30.77%) Office 365
9 8 (30.77%) Windows 8
9 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
10 7 (26.92%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
11 6 (23.08%) VLAN
11 6 (23.08%) SLA
11 6 (23.08%) LAN
11 6 (23.08%) WAN
11 6 (23.08%) Linux
11 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 6 (23.08%) Symantec
11 6 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus

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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) DHCP
1 17 (65.38%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (23.08%) LAN
4 6 (23.08%) VLAN
4 6 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.69%) SMTP
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.85%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
2 3 (11.54%) iPhone
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 8
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
9 1 (3.85%) Android
9 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCENT
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) CCAA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (57.69%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (50.00%) XenApp
4 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) Snort
7 1 (3.85%) vCloud
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Apple
4 6 (23.08%) Forcepoint
4 6 (23.08%) Symantec
5 5 (19.23%) MobileIron
5 5 (19.23%) Polycom
6 4 (15.38%) Canon
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) Dell
7 3 (11.54%) Kaspersky
7 3 (11.54%) Veeam
8 2 (7.69%) Avaya
8 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
9 1 (3.85%) Kofax
9 1 (3.85%) McAfee