Period
to 25 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 June 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 15 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 6 3 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.92% 3.33% 6.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 12.00% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
10th Percentile £265 £266 £155
25th Percentile £325 £271 £254
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £290 £345
Median % change year-on-year +20.69% -15.94% +9.52%
75th Percentile £369 £308 £370
90th Percentile £385 £312 "
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £336 £338
% change year-on-year -7.06% -0.37% +3.85%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.85% 27.78% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 28
10th Percentile £129 £130 £146
25th Percentile £174 £150 £212
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £225 £345
Median % change year-on-year +44.44% -34.78% -
75th Percentile £407 £422 £394
90th Percentile £419 £463 £454
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £403
% change year-on-year - -0.62% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year -21.62% +23.33% +26.13%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.43 £15.23 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.77% +6.90%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Staffordshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server in Staffordshire

Windows Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Staffordshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Staffordshire

Windows Server
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £225 - 3
Windows Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Mimecast
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) IaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Okta
4 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) EMC

Windows Server
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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Okta
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam