Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 March 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 23 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 12.04% 3.24% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.11% 21.95% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 4
Warrington median daily rate £381 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% -9.09% +55.83%
10th Percentile £314 £399 £208
90th Percentile £419 £477 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -14.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.25 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -59.23% +54.76% +12.00%

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 Warrington with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 45 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 23.56% 14.75% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 41
Warrington median daily rate £369 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £160 £120 £140
90th Percentile £428 £606 £663
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £375 £398
% change year-on-year -3.87% -5.79% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Warrington median hourly rate £17.25 £11.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -2.13% -
10th Percentile £16.13 £10.75 £10.58
90th Percentile £18.38 £12.25 £13.53
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.33
% change year-on-year +34.62% -15.17% +8.07%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Warrington

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Warrington

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Warrington

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (43.48%) Office 365
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) DNS
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) DHCP
6 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Process Management
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.04%) SAN
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
10 2 (8.70%) ITIL
10 2 (8.70%) Replication
10 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
10 2 (8.70%) Veritas
10 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (43.48%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DHCP
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
1 7 (30.43%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Chocolatey
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365 Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Process Management
4 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Antivirus Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (8.70%) Veritas
4 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds