Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 3 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.16% 1.46% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £248 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.31% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £290 -
% change year-on-year +29.31% - -
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 27 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.42% 39.42% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 39
Median daily rate £343 £190 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.26% -47.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £276 £125 £262
90th Percentile £471 £370 £396
West Midlands median daily rate £355 £365 £378
% change year-on-year -2.74% -3.31% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 7
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.20 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +6.23% +5.17%
10th Percentile £14.60 £11.17 £13.10
90th Percentile £35.30 £23.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.85
% change year-on-year +4.10% - +9.31%

Windows Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2019 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2019
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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
Stafford - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2019
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) PaperCut
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Housing Association
3 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (33.33%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Database Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Database Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) PaperCut
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Orchard
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) VMware