Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 2 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.50% 0.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £190 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.05% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £275 £375 -
% change year-on-year -26.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 54 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.00% 29.35% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 41
Median daily rate £335 £245 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -31.94% -1.37%
10th Percentile £215 £124 £289
90th Percentile £463 £431 £419
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £370 £370
% change year-on-year +6.42% - +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +14.81% -6.90%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £22.88 £31.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +3.45%

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2019.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Housing Association
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Orchard
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam

Windows Server 2019
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Orchard
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware