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 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2019 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 2019
England > South East
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 337 -
Rank change year-on-year +198 - -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 23 16 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.09% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Median daily rate £394 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.11% - -
England median daily rate £375 £388 -
% change year-on-year -3.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

Windows Server 2019 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 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2019 in the South East

Windows Server 2019
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2019 in the South East

Windows Server 2019
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in the South East over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2019 in the South East

Windows Server 2019
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2019 in the South East

Windows Server 2019
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in the South East over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2019 in the South East

Windows Server 2019
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 2019 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 +89 16 £359 - 3
Thames Valley +112 2 - - 5
West Sussex +45 2 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire +45 2 - - 4
Kent - 2 £438 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Windows Server 2019
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2019 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 2019.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) DNS
6 9 (39.13%) DHCP
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) SCOM
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco
8 7 (30.43%) Migration
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (26.09%) Public Sector
9 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (26.09%) Juniper
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) SCCM
9 6 (26.09%) PKI
9 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Azure
9 6 (26.09%) vSphere
9 6 (26.09%) DevOps
9 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
10 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (21.74%) SQL

Windows Server 2019
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 4 (17.39%) Confluence
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Azure
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DHCP
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) VSAN
3 3 (13.04%) Kerberos
3 3 (13.04%) Skype
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) SMTP
4 2 (8.70%) SNMP
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 6 (26.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
1 6 (26.09%) PKI
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 3 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.35%) AIX
9 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (13.04%) Server Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) NCSC
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) vSphere
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware NSX
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) UAG
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCOM
2 6 (26.09%) SCCM
3 4 (17.39%) HAProxy
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (13.04%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
5 2 (8.70%) vRealize
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (4.35%) SmoothWall
6 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) Juniper
5 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 3 (13.04%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) Gemalto
7 1 (4.35%) Intel