Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 54 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 +33 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 10 58 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 2.15% 3.30% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 17.52% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 44 59
Median daily rate £425 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +38.18%
10th Percentile £304 £177 £130
90th Percentile £490 £575 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -32.08% +8.16% +53.13%

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 74 331 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.91% 18.83% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 205 323
Median daily rate £360 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +5.29% -
10th Percentile £174 £135 £147
90th Percentile £529 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 51
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.67% -22.94% +27.54%
10th Percentile £15.30 £10.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.70 £52.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% -2.86%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Surrey

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Daily rate trend for Windows Server in Surrey

Windows Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Surrey

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

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 17 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
Epsom - 2 £325 - 1
Camberley +13 1 £475 +245.45%
Farnham +9 1 £250 - 1
Redhill +3 1 £413 -1.79% 1
Guildford +1 1 - - 3
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Azure
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) Ansible
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) McAfee
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) AWS
8 1 (10.00%) vSphere
8 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (10.00%) Puppet
8 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Azure
2 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Senior VMWare Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) OSINT
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) QRadar
2 1 (10.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro