Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 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 2016
England > South East
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 137 225
Rank change year-on-year +17 +88 +71
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 42 249 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 1.80% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.64% 8.11% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 155 107
Median daily rate £510 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.50% +1.27% -7.06%
10th Percentile £286 £280 £244
90th Percentile £520 £500 £575
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Median hourly rate - £43.75 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.36% +229.06%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.72
% change year-on-year - +21.89% -38.13%

Windows Server 2016 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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 745 3,072 3,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.50% 22.24% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 1,770 1,859
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £155 £146 £163
90th Percentile £573 £575 £575
England median daily rate £442 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +3.94% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 244 305
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in the South East

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in the South East

Windows Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the South East over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the South East

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in the South East

Windows Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +31 34 £510 +27.50% 9
Thames Valley +22 4 £404 +6.19% 10
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £404 +0.88% 3
West Sussex +39 2 £350 +11.11% 4
Surrey +60 1 £213 -47.85% 3
East Sussex +25 1 £110 -67.65%
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (88.10%) PowerShell
3 34 (80.95%) VMware
4 33 (78.57%) Windows Server
5 31 (73.81%) Firewall
6 30 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (59.52%) vSphere
7 25 (59.52%) Windows 10
8 24 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
8 24 (57.14%) Linux
9 22 (52.38%) VLAN
9 22 (52.38%) CentOS
9 22 (52.38%) GitHub
9 22 (52.38%) Terraform
9 22 (52.38%) Infrastructure as Code
10 21 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 21 (50.00%) Packer
10 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
10 21 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (50.00%) Ansible
10 21 (50.00%) Docker
10 21 (50.00%) GitLab
10 21 (50.00%) Kubernetes
10 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
10 21 (50.00%) Puppet
10 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
10 21 (50.00%) JIRA
10 21 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
10 21 (50.00%) Atlassian

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) GitHub
2 13 (30.95%) Office 365
3 6 (14.29%) Azure
4 3 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) IaaS
5 2 (4.76%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) VLAN
3 21 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (26.19%) SNMP
5 10 (23.81%) DNS
6 8 (19.05%) DHCP
7 6 (14.29%) PBX
7 6 (14.29%) Skype
8 2 (4.76%) WAN
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.38%) VSAN
9 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Power BI
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 21 (50.00%) GitLab
1 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 21 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Messaging Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Office 365 Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Server Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) Elastic Stack
1 11 (26.19%) gRPC
1 11 (26.19%) REST
1 11 (26.19%) RESTful
1 11 (26.19%) Swagger
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 9 (21.43%) PKI
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.76%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 25 (59.52%) Windows 10
4 24 (57.14%) Linux
4 24 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (52.38%) CentOS
6 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Infrastructure as Code
2 21 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 21 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 21 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (42.86%) DevOps
4 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (30.95%) Systems Engineering
6 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (26.19%) Microservices
8 10 (23.81%) Migration
9 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (14.29%) High Availability
9 6 (14.29%) Validation
10 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (7.14%) Product Roadmap
10 3 (7.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
2 11 (26.19%) C#
2 11 (26.19%) Go
2 11 (26.19%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (59.52%) vSphere
3 21 (50.00%) Docker
4 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.38%) UAG
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (52.38%) Terraform
2 21 (50.00%) Ansible
2 21 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 21 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (50.00%) Packer
2 21 (50.00%) Puppet
3 11 (26.19%) Grafana
3 11 (26.19%) Prometheus
3 11 (26.19%) ZABBIX
4 5 (11.90%) SCCM
5 3 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (7.14%) SCOM
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) VMware
2 21 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) Dell
4 11 (26.19%) EMC
4 11 (26.19%) Splunk
5 6 (14.29%) Sonus
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
7 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) Juniper
7 3 (7.14%) McAfee
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya
8 1 (2.38%) Capita
8 1 (2.38%) Gemalto
8 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow