Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 38 27
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 109 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.93% 4.52% 6.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.53% 28.93% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 54
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £301 £237 £135
90th Percentile £574 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £388 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +21.09% -8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 2 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +109.30%
10th Percentile £17.50 £41.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +86.67% -15.09% +20.45%

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 382 197 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 24.30% 15.61% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 127 198
Wiltshire median daily rate £431 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +2.74% +6.18%
10th Percentile £174 £128 £135
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +11.43% -3.78% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 7 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £17.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.11% -58.08% +116.71%
10th Percentile £14.72 £13.00 £24.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £19.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +76.62% +22.22% -10.00%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +2 43 £425 +6.25% 8
Corsham +22 29 £463 -3.14% 4
Salisbury -8 14 £513 +439.47% 1
Chippenham +1 3 - -
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (52.29%) Security Cleared
3 52 (47.71%) VMware
4 48 (44.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (37.61%) Active Directory
6 39 (35.78%) Cisco
7 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
8 35 (32.11%) SC Cleared
9 33 (30.28%) PowerShell
10 31 (28.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (26.61%) Linux
12 26 (23.85%) DV Cleared
12 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (23.85%) Windows 10
13 22 (20.18%) Atlassian
13 22 (20.18%) SCCM
14 21 (19.27%) Finance
14 21 (19.27%) vCenter Server
15 19 (17.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
15 19 (17.43%) MS Exchange
15 19 (17.43%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (16.51%) Oracle
16 18 (16.51%) SCOM
16 18 (16.51%) Windows 7
17 17 (15.60%) CCNA
18 16 (14.68%) Firewall
18 16 (14.68%) Confluence
18 16 (14.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (14.68%) JIRA

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 (17.43%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.68%) Confluence
3 15 (13.76%) IIS
4 7 (6.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (6.42%) ColdFusion
5 6 (5.50%) Apache
5 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.75%) CMS
8 3 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.75%) Site Server
8 3 (2.75%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.09%) Office 365
3 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Firewall
2 15 (13.76%) WAN
3 9 (8.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (7.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (7.34%) Unified Communications
5 7 (6.42%) Internet
5 7 (6.42%) LAN
6 6 (5.50%) SAN
7 5 (4.59%) DNS
8 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.67%) VLAN
9 3 (2.75%) DHCP
9 3 (2.75%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (2.75%) VSAN
10 2 (1.83%) Skype
11 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.92%) Junos
11 1 (0.92%) NAS
11 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) MySQL
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.75%) Couchbase
3 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (14.68%) JIRA
2 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.75%) Grunt
3 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Electronics
2 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.59%) Marketing
2 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Military
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (14.68%) Architect
2 14 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (11.01%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) PowerShell Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Administrator
6 10 (9.17%) Developer
6 10 (9.17%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.42%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.42%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.67%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) .NET
2 12 (11.01%) REST
3 8 (7.34%) Web Services
4 7 (6.42%) CSS
4 7 (6.42%) HTML
4 7 (6.42%) jQuery
5 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.59%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.59%) WCF
6 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.67%) LAMP
6 4 (3.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (3.67%) XML
7 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.75%) HTML5
7 3 (2.75%) OAuth
7 3 (2.75%) SOAP
7 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.83%) KML
8 2 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.42%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.50%) PKI
5 4 (3.67%) NHS
6 3 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.83%) CMDB
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.83%) RIA
7 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.92%) CESG
8 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (44.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (26.61%) Linux
4 26 (23.85%) Windows 10
5 18 (16.51%) Windows 7
6 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (10.09%) Unix
8 8 (7.34%) AIX
8 8 (7.34%) zOS
9 7 (6.42%) Android
9 7 (6.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.67%) Solaris
12 3 (2.75%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.83%) Debian
14 1 (0.92%) CentOS
14 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (12.84%) Reverse Engineering
5 12 (11.01%) Data Protection
5 12 (11.01%) NsoIT
5 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.09%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (9.17%) DevOps
8 9 (8.26%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.42%) ITIL
10 6 (5.50%) Information Assurance
10 6 (5.50%) IT Strategy
10 6 (5.50%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.50%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.50%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (5.50%) Security Architecture
11 5 (4.59%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.76%) SQL
3 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.59%) C#
4 5 (4.59%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.67%) PHP
6 3 (2.75%) VBScript
7 2 (1.83%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (52.29%) Security Cleared
2 35 (32.11%) SC Cleared
3 26 (23.85%) DV Cleared
4 19 (17.43%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (15.60%) CCNA
6 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (11.93%) MCSA
8 12 (11.01%) MCSE
8 12 (11.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (10.09%) OCA
9 11 (10.09%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (2.75%) HNC
10 3 (2.75%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (1.83%) CCNP
12 1 (0.92%) CCDP
12 1 (0.92%) CCIE
12 1 (0.92%) CCIE Security
12 1 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) GDPR
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 41 (37.61%) Active Directory
2 31 (28.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.09%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.50%) VMware NSX
5 5 (4.59%) vSphere
6 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) SCCM
2 21 (19.27%) vCenter Server
3 18 (16.51%) SCOM
4 13 (11.93%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (9.17%) PowerCLI
6 7 (6.42%) ZENworks
7 4 (3.67%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.67%) WSUS
8 3 (2.75%) vRealize
9 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.92%) Nessus
10 1 (0.92%) Terraform
10 1 (0.92%) vMotion
10 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) VMware
2 39 (35.78%) Cisco
3 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
4 22 (20.18%) Atlassian
5 18 (16.51%) Oracle
6 14 (12.84%) McAfee
7 10 (9.17%) SAP
8 9 (8.26%) HP
9 7 (6.42%) Juniper
9 7 (6.42%) Micro Focus
9 7 (6.42%) Novell
10 6 (5.50%) Splunk
10 6 (5.50%) Veeam
11 4 (3.67%) Adobe
11 4 (3.67%) Unisys
12 3 (2.75%) NetApp
13 2 (1.83%) Dell
13 2 (1.83%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (1.83%) Nimble Storage
13 2 (1.83%) Symantec