Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 20 August 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 41 24
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 93 54 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.24% 4.04% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.44% 28.88% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 55
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £262 £241 £136
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +13.85% -7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.77 £42.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +154.55% -23.26%
10th Percentile £17.50 £41.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £17.25
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +137.31% +6.06% -23.26%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 270 187 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.03% 14.01% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 121 200
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £211 £234 £135
90th Percentile £575 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £366
% change year-on-year +3.45% -1.02% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £13.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.63% -62.76% +90.49%
10th Percentile £15.33 £12.50 £15.40
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £47.06
South West median hourly rate £19.25 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.47% +5.61% -2.94%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Wiltshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Wiltshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Wiltshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Wiltshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Wiltshire

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Swindon +3 44 £425 +28.79% 11
Corsham +24 17 £463 -2.63% 1
Salisbury - 11 £450 - 3
Chippenham +4 6 £275 +44.74% 1
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (52.69%) VMware
3 45 (48.39%) Active Directory
4 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
6 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
7 29 (31.18%) Cisco
8 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (24.73%) Windows 10
10 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
10 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (21.51%) Finance
10 20 (21.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (20.43%) IIS
12 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
13 17 (18.28%) SCCM
13 17 (18.28%) Linux
14 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
15 15 (16.13%) SCOM
15 15 (16.13%) Office 365
15 15 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (15.05%) DV Cleared
17 13 (13.98%) CCNA
17 13 (13.98%) McAfee
17 13 (13.98%) SQL
17 13 (13.98%) vCenter Server
18 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
18 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
19 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 19 (20.43%) IIS
2 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.38%) Confluence
6 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.23%) Site Server
8 2 (2.15%) Apache
8 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Office 365
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) Firewall
1 10 (10.75%) WAN
2 7 (7.53%) LAN
2 7 (7.53%) SAN
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (4.30%) DNS
3 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.30%) VLAN
4 3 (3.23%) Internet
4 3 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.15%) DHCP
5 2 (2.15%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.08%) Junos
6 1 (1.08%) NAS
6 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (5.38%) JIRA
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Electronics
2 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.30%) Marketing
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Administrator
3 9 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
4 8 (8.60%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) PowerShell Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) IT Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) IT Support
8 4 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
1 5 (5.38%) REST
2 4 (4.30%) Web Services
2 4 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.08%) DCOM
3 1 (1.08%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.30%) NHS
4 3 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) CMDB
5 2 (2.15%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) RIA
6 1 (1.08%) CESG
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (24.73%) Windows 10
4 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (18.28%) Linux
6 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.68%) Unix
8 7 (7.53%) AIX
8 7 (7.53%) Android
8 7 (7.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (7.53%) zOS
9 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.15%) Solaris
11 1 (1.08%) CentOS
11 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.60%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.53%) NsoIT
5 6 (6.45%) DevOps
5 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.38%) High Availability
6 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.38%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (5.38%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (5.38%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.30%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (4.30%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.98%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) VBScript
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (15.05%) DV Cleared
5 13 (13.98%) CCNA
6 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.53%) MCSA
8 6 (6.45%) MCSE
8 6 (6.45%) OCA
8 6 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.23%) HNC
10 2 (2.15%) CCNP
10 2 (2.15%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.08%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.08%) Degree
11 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 45 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.38%) VMware NSX
5 4 (4.30%) vSphere
5 4 (4.30%) Xen
6 3 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.15%) XenApp
8 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) SCCM
2 15 (16.13%) SCOM
3 13 (13.98%) vCenter Server
4 12 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (7.53%) ZENworks
6 6 (6.45%) WSUS
7 5 (5.38%) PowerCLI
8 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.15%) vRealize
9 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.08%) Nessus
9 1 (1.08%) vMotion
9 1 (1.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 49 (52.69%) VMware
2 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
3 29 (31.18%) Cisco
4 13 (13.98%) McAfee
5 10 (10.75%) Atlassian
5 10 (10.75%) HP
6 8 (8.60%) SAP
7 7 (7.53%) Citrix
7 7 (7.53%) Micro Focus
7 7 (7.53%) Novell
7 7 (7.53%) Oracle
8 6 (6.45%) Juniper
8 6 (6.45%) NetApp
8 6 (6.45%) Veeam
9 5 (5.38%) Splunk
10 4 (4.30%) Unisys
11 2 (2.15%) Dell
11 2 (2.15%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (2.15%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.15%) Symantec