Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 79 62
Rank change year-on-year +33 -17 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 82 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.00% 2.69% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.35% 15.61% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 51
Surrey median daily rate £408 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.38% - -12.16%
10th Percentile £149 £113 £135
90th Percentile £575 £506 £463
South East median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Surrey median hourly rate £17.41 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.78% -36.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £15.23 £16.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £19.58 £16.00 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £22.97 £16.00
% change year-on-year +84.72% +43.53% -33.50%

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 384 551 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.74% 17.23% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 328 439
Surrey median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £131 £145 £163
90th Percentile £625 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 65
Surrey median hourly rate £17.70 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.44% +54.29% -36.36%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.30 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.98 £51.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.52% +4.16%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Reigate +30 13 £575 - 10
Guildford +24 11 £462 +292.99% 6
Epsom +1 7 - - 3
Staines - 7 £550 -
Leatherhead +7 4 £300 -50.00%
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 4 £450 -4.00%
Redhill +11 3 - - 6
Camberley -4 3 £319 - 1
Weybridge +2 2 £458 -6.15% 1
Godalming -4 2 £380 +162.07% 3
Cobham - 2 - -
Farnham - 2 - - 4
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
3 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
4 29 (35.37%) VMware
4 29 (35.37%) Azure
5 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (32.93%) Windows 10
5 27 (32.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 26 (31.71%) PowerShell
6 26 (31.71%) Windows 7
7 22 (26.83%) Finance
8 19 (23.17%) Office 365
8 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (21.95%) Windows 8
9 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
10 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
10 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (18.29%) AWS
11 15 (18.29%) SCCM
11 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (17.07%) Visual Studio
12 14 (17.07%) .NET
12 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
12 14 (17.07%) Hyper-V
13 13 (15.85%) Linux
14 12 (14.63%) Service Management
14 12 (14.63%) DevOps
15 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (13.41%) Telecoms

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 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.10%) IIS
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.22%) TPMS
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.37%) Azure
2 19 (23.17%) Office 365
3 15 (18.29%) AWS
4 7 (8.54%) NuGet
4 7 (8.54%) OpenShift
5 5 (6.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.88%) SaaS
7 2 (2.44%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.22%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.22%) G Suite
8 1 (1.22%) IaaS
8 1 (1.22%) PaaS
8 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) DNS
2 8 (9.76%) Firewall
2 8 (9.76%) Skype
2 8 (9.76%) WAN
3 6 (7.32%) LAN
4 4 (4.88%) H.323
4 4 (4.88%) Internet
4 4 (4.88%) ISDN
5 3 (3.66%) DHCP
5 3 (3.66%) VPN
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.44%) PBX
6 2 (2.44%) PSTN
6 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.44%) VLAN
6 2 (2.44%) Wireless
6 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.22%) NAS
7 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.54%) MSBuild
3 7 (8.54%) MSTest
3 7 (8.54%) Ranorex
3 7 (8.54%) Subversion
3 7 (8.54%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.32%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.10%) Advertising
4 5 (6.10%) Electronics
4 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 5 (6.10%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Server Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.32%) IT Support
5 6 (7.32%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Service Desk Support
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.88%) JSON
3 4 (4.88%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.22%) LDAP
4 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) NHS
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (32.93%) Windows 10
2 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (31.71%) Windows 7
4 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (21.95%) Windows 8
6 13 (15.85%) Linux
7 8 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Android
9 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.22%) CentOS
9 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (14.63%) DevOps
2 12 (14.63%) Service Management
3 10 (12.20%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.76%) Scrum
5 7 (8.54%) ITSM
5 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Automation
6 6 (7.32%) Migration
6 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.10%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (6.10%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.88%) Security Patching
9 3 (3.66%) Cloud Operations
9 3 (3.66%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.41%) C#
3 7 (8.54%) SQL
4 2 (2.44%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) AWK
5 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.22%) Korn
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.44%) MCP
2 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.22%) CCNA
2 1 (1.22%) CCNP
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) SLA
2 6 (7.32%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.44%) GDPR
4 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.20%) LXC
5 7 (8.54%) Docker
5 7 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.10%) vCloud
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.44%) vSphere
7 2 (2.44%) Xen
7 2 (2.44%) XenApp
8 1 (1.22%) Firmware
8 1 (1.22%) NFS
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) SCCM
2 7 (8.54%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (6.10%) SCOM
5 4 (4.88%) WSUS
6 3 (3.66%) AirWatch
6 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.44%) Nessus
7 2 (2.44%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.37%) VMware
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco
4 10 (12.20%) Ivanti
5 6 (7.32%) Juniper
6 5 (6.10%) Bloomberg
6 5 (6.10%) Citrix
6 5 (6.10%) SAP
7 3 (3.66%) Symantec
8 2 (2.44%) EMC
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle
8 2 (2.44%) Polycom
8 2 (2.44%) Qualys
8 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.44%) Sonus
9 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.22%) Brocade
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) Isilon
9 1 (1.22%) Mitel