Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 67 97
Rank change year-on-year +37 +30 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 34 67 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 5.04% 2.90% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.61% 15.99% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 45
Median daily rate £219 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.69% -2.99% -5.96%
10th Percentile £147 £140 £100
90th Percentile £438 £590 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.57 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.72% +16.05% -17.95%
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £22.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.96% +13.33% +37.93%

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 144 419 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.33% 18.15% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 277 438
Median daily rate £225 £425 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.06% -6.92% +7.44%
10th Percentile £130 £139 £185
90th Percentile £575 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £415 £413
% change year-on-year -3.61% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 50
Median hourly rate £17.83 £17.45 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.16% -35.36% +54.29%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.94 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.19 £52.43 £52.63
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.43% -6.42% +16.88%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 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
Reigate +18 4 £225 -62.50% 1
Leatherhead +8 4 £250 -16.67% 1
Epsom +2 4 - - 1
Godalming +5 3 £208 -45.39% 4
Shepperton - 3 £133 -
Guildford +7 2 £650 +242.11% 4
Chertsey -3 2 - -
Woking +20 1 £425 -15.00%
Camberley +15 1 £475 +49.02%
Dorking 0 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 £203 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (44.12%) VMware
5 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
6 12 (35.29%) Azure
6 12 (35.29%) Office 365
7 11 (32.35%) Skype
8 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 8 (23.53%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco
10 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.59%) Linux
11 7 (20.59%) SCCM
11 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
11 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
12 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) CCNA
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (14.71%) Solaris
13 5 (14.71%) MCSE
13 5 (14.71%) MCSA
13 5 (14.71%) Python

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 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Azure
1 12 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Skype
2 3 (8.82%) VoIP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Broadband
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DSL
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) NAS
4 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.82%) OLTP
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) DBA
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Deskside Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (14.71%) Solaris
4 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Fedora
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Change Control
3 4 (11.76%) Information Security
4 3 (8.82%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Email Filtering
6 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Server Building
6 1 (2.94%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.94%) SIEM
6 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) CCNA
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSA
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) MCP
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.76%) vSphere
6 3 (8.82%) KVM
6 3 (8.82%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (5.88%) NFS
8 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (11.76%) WSUS
3 3 (8.82%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) Grafana
4 2 (5.88%) Graylog
4 2 (5.88%) Salt
4 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Sun
5 4 (11.76%) Apple
6 3 (8.82%) Aspera
6 3 (8.82%) Avaya
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) Informatica
6 3 (8.82%) Polycom
6 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.82%) Signiant
6 3 (8.82%) Yealink
7 2 (5.88%) Remedy
7 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.94%) HP