Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 18 July 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 18 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.99% 3.18% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.51% 16.87% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Somerset median daily rate £240 £400 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +111.92% -31.98%
10th Percentile £205 £269 £163
90th Percentile £388 £460 £347
South West median daily rate £353 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +6.82% -5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Somerset median hourly rate - £15.78 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.17% -48.81%
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £24.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% +45.45% -19.51%

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 109 83 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.17% 18.86% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 39
Somerset median daily rate £275 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +7.14% +6.87%
10th Percentile £136 £152 £181
90th Percentile £494 £555 £498
South West median daily rate £375 £364 £363
% change year-on-year +3.02% +0.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 18
Somerset median hourly rate £38.00 £47.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.01% +201.59% -21.25%
10th Percentile £15.75 £25.59 £10.43
90th Percentile £41.80 £49.00 £41.00
South West median hourly rate £18.19 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -7.89% +12.93%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Somerset

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Somerset

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Somerset

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Somerset

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +8 13 £258 -19.53% 4
Yeovil - 2 - - 2
Clevedon +1 1 - - 1
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Sophos
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 4 (22.22%) Release Management
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (16.67%) NUnit
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) MSTest

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) G Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) eduroam
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) MSTest
2 3 (16.67%) NUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Release Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 4 (22.22%) Release Management
2 3 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening
4 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SmoothWall
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Sophos
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Snow
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam