Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 21 February 2019 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 95 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 -55 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 76 62 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.56% 2.08% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.23% 9.67% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 68
Surrey median daily rate £385 £288 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.91% -25.81% +17.42%
10th Percentile £143 £126 £210
90th Percentile £506 £388 £488
South East median daily rate £389 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +11.07% +3.70% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 10
Surrey median hourly rate - £15.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.98% +17.50%
South East median hourly rate £47.83 £15.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +203.68% -42.73% +37.50%

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 534 641 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.96% 21.53% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 393 348
Surrey median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £155 £130 £155
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 72
Surrey median hourly rate £17.25 £18.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +1.35% -11.90%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.23 £50.08 £41.95
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +9.38% -15.79%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Surrey

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Surrey

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Surrey

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Surrey

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Redhill +13 10 £325 -13.33% 3
Woking +5 7 £250 -28.57% 3
Godalming 0 7 £145 -
Epsom - 7 £450 -
Guildford -21 6 £120 -36.84% 6
Sunbury-on-Thames - 6 £433 -
Reigate +3 3 - - 5
Dorking - 3 £475 - 2
Leatherhead 0 1 £600 +231.49% 4
Egham - 1 - -
Horley - 1 £130 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 28 (36.84%) Office 365
5 23 (30.26%) Linux
6 22 (28.95%) LAN
6 22 (28.95%) VMware
7 20 (26.32%) Firewall
7 20 (26.32%) DNS
7 20 (26.32%) SCCM
8 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (23.68%) Migration
10 17 (22.37%) WAN
10 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
11 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
13 12 (15.79%) Citrix
14 11 (14.47%) Data Migration
15 10 (13.16%) SQL
16 9 (11.84%) ITIL
16 9 (11.84%) vSphere
16 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
16 9 (11.84%) DevOps
17 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
17 8 (10.53%) Windows 10
17 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Office 365
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.58%) Akamai
3 5 (6.58%) IaaS
3 5 (6.58%) PaaS
4 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) LAN
2 20 (26.32%) DNS
2 20 (26.32%) Firewall
3 17 (22.37%) WAN
4 7 (9.21%) WebEx
5 5 (6.58%) DHCP
5 5 (6.58%) SAN
6 4 (5.26%) Internet
6 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.26%) Network Security
6 4 (5.26%) VLAN
6 4 (5.26%) VPN
7 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.95%) VSAN
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.32%) FTP
9 1 (1.32%) HTTP
9 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (10.53%) Advertising
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Administrator
4 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.58%) DBA
5 5 (6.58%) Senior DBA
5 5 (6.58%) Senior SQL DBA
5 5 (6.58%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 5 (6.58%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) IT Support
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Clustering
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.95%) AS400
3 3 (3.95%) iSeries
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
3 3 (3.95%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (30.26%) Linux
3 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.89%) Unix
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.58%) VMS
8 4 (5.26%) Android
8 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Migration
2 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (14.47%) Data Migration
4 9 (11.84%) DevOps
4 9 (11.84%) ITIL
5 6 (7.89%) Privileged Access Management
5 6 (7.89%) Server Building
6 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.58%) Web Filtering
7 4 (5.26%) Email Filtering
7 4 (5.26%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.26%) Service Management
8 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.95%) High Availability
8 3 (3.95%) Network Design
8 3 (3.95%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.16%) SQL
3 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.58%) MCSE
3 4 (5.26%) CCNA
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) HP ASE
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) PMP
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.84%) vSphere
3 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) XenDesktop
4 6 (7.89%) Docker
4 6 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (7.89%) XenApp
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) Nagios
2 5 (6.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.95%) Ansible
3 3 (3.95%) SCOM
3 3 (3.95%) WSUS
4 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.32%) SCSM
5 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.95%) VMware
3 12 (15.79%) Citrix
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco
5 7 (9.21%) Dell
6 5 (6.58%) Bomgar
6 5 (6.58%) CyberArk
6 5 (6.58%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.58%) Veeam
7 4 (5.26%) Avaya
7 4 (5.26%) EMC
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 3 (3.95%) Isilon
9 2 (2.63%) Altiris
9 2 (2.63%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.63%) Lieberman
9 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow