Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 31 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.60% 3.63% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 13.92% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Watford median daily rate £275 £450 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +109.30% -28.33%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £105
90th Percentile £288 £475 £311
Hertfordshire median daily rate £260 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -32.90% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +108.33% - -30.23%

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 50 79 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 14.97% 26.07% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 18
Watford median daily rate £363 £298 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.85% +25.26% -37.70%
10th Percentile £113 £120 £116
90th Percentile £558 £553 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Watford median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +5.45% +5.77%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.75 £13.03
90th Percentile £20.60 £15.25 £15.48
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.70 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% -9.38% +7.74%

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 15 July 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware