Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 18 22 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.62% 4.75% 9.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.48% 20.00% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 46
Somerset median daily rate £239 £225 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% -41.75% +36.12%
10th Percentile £219 £182 £250
90th Percentile £325 £308 £400
South West median daily rate £311 £313 £325
% change year-on-year -0.40% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% -26.80% +39.09%
South West median hourly rate £18.25 £30.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -39.67% +10.00% +21.20%

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 110 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.72% 23.76% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 95
Somerset median daily rate £235 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.55% -26.67% +33.93%
10th Percentile £110 £139 £250
90th Percentile £425 £476 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 22
Somerset median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.95 £11.17
90th Percentile £31.78 £42.50 £39.15
South West median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.69% -13.51% +8.82%

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 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 16 December 2017. 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 -5 11 £235 +4.44% 2
Taunton +2 3 £325 - 1
Clevedon - 2 £238 -
Glastonbury - 1 - -
Street - 1 £325 -
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Snow
7 4 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
7 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (22.22%) Shibboleth
7 4 (22.22%) G Suite
7 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (22.22%) Sophos
7 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
7 4 (22.22%) Google
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) Office 365

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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (22.22%) G Suite
4 3 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Server Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) ICT Support
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Support
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 4 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) OpenUP
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Design
4 1 (5.56%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Shibboleth
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Google
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Snow
3 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 4 (22.22%) Sophos
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam