Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 16 December 2017 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.71% 2.74% 2.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 9.88% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Watford median daily rate £319 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +134.38%
10th Percentile £303 £205 £119
90th Percentile £339 £525 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -1.15% +4.62% +6.56%

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 81 81 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.06% 27.74% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 40
Watford median daily rate £360 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £119 £205 £120
90th Percentile £576 £549 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £350 £351
% change year-on-year +3.57% -0.28% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Watford median hourly rate £13.75 £13.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £13.33 £13.08 £12.50
90th Percentile £13.98 £15.03 £20.85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Watford

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Watford

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix