Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 September 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 16 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2 9 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.13% 4.81% 7.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 17.31% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 23
Median daily rate - £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +2.86%
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £328 £359
% change year-on-year +6.87% -8.71% +11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +42.86% -26.96%
10th Percentile £25.00 £27.50 £14.10
90th Percentile £27.00 £32.50 £21.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.00 £18.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.47% -15.12% +43.33%

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 20 52 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.25% 27.81% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 36 39
Median daily rate £330 £241 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.79% -30.07% +1.47%
10th Percentile £203 £124 £263
90th Percentile £556 £431 £424
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £12.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +21.56% -13.10%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £22.88 £20.35 £20.30
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +2.00%

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
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 19 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 1 - - 2
Windows Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Orchard
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) Housing Association
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
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 Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard
1 1 (50.00%) VMware