Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 113 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.13% 4.05% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.92% 23.58% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 28 30
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.46% +17.50% +7.69%
10th Percentile £325 £247 £135
90th Percentile £625 £488 £489
South West median daily rate £389 £305 £313
% change year-on-year +27.46% -2.40% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 1 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -59.30% +97.70%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £40.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £17.50 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.92 £18.25 £30.25
% change year-on-year +129.71% -39.67% +10.00%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 493 212 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 26.76% 17.15% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 130 177
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £138 £134 £135
90th Percentile £588 £500 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 11 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £17.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.11% -57.32% +110.26%
10th Percentile £16.15 £13.00 £24.75
90th Percentile £49.80 £20.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £18.25 £17.05 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +6.56% -8.57%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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
Corsham +21 42 £550 +15.18% 3
Swindon 0 39 £400 +23.08% 8
Salisbury -19 13 £513 +439.47% 2
Chippenham -5 1 - - 2
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (61.95%) Security Cleared
3 63 (55.75%) VMware
4 58 (51.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (42.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (41.59%) SC Cleared
7 46 (40.71%) PowerShell
8 45 (39.82%) Active Directory
9 44 (38.94%) Cisco
10 43 (38.05%) Microsoft
11 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (28.32%) DV Cleared
13 31 (27.43%) Atlassian
14 30 (26.55%) vCenter Server
15 28 (24.78%) Linux
16 27 (23.89%) Windows 10
17 23 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 23 (20.35%) Oracle
18 22 (19.47%) Confluence
18 22 (19.47%) JIRA
18 22 (19.47%) VMware ESXi
19 21 (18.58%) Data Centre
19 21 (18.58%) Finance
20 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
20 20 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
21 19 (16.81%) CCNA
21 19 (16.81%) Firewall
21 19 (16.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 19 (16.81%) SCCM

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 22 (19.47%) Confluence
2 18 (15.93%) MS Exchange
3 12 (10.62%) IIS
4 9 (7.96%) Apache
5 7 (6.19%) ColdFusion
6 6 (5.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.42%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.54%) CMS
8 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.54%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.65%) Site Server
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.88%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.50%) Office 365
3 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.65%) GitHub
4 3 (2.65%) IaaS
4 3 (2.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) Firewall
2 14 (12.39%) WAN
3 9 (7.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (7.08%) Internet
4 8 (7.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (7.08%) SAN
4 8 (7.08%) Unified Communications
5 7 (6.19%) LAN
6 6 (5.31%) VSAN
7 5 (4.42%) DNS
7 5 (4.42%) Skype
7 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.54%) DHCP
8 4 (3.54%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (1.77%) NAS
9 2 (1.77%) VLAN
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.88%) Junos
10 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) MySQL
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.65%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (19.47%) JIRA
2 19 (16.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.65%) Grunt
6 2 (1.77%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Electronics
2 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.42%) Marketing
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Military
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (14.16%) Architect
2 16 (14.16%) PowerShell Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (11.50%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.73%) Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.42%) Consultant
9 5 (4.42%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Server Support
10 4 (3.54%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) .NET
1 15 (13.27%) REST
2 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
2 7 (6.19%) CSS
2 7 (6.19%) HTML
2 7 (6.19%) jQuery
2 7 (6.19%) Web Services
3 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.42%) Entity Framework
3 5 (4.42%) LAMP
3 5 (4.42%) WCF
3 5 (4.42%) XML
4 4 (3.54%) OAuth
4 4 (3.54%) SOAP
4 4 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.65%) HTML5
6 2 (1.77%) KML
6 2 (1.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.39%) PKI
3 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.54%) NHS
6 3 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.65%) RIA
6 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.77%) CMDB
7 2 (1.77%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) CESG
8 1 (0.88%) Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (51.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (24.78%) Linux
4 27 (23.89%) Windows 10
5 17 (15.04%) Windows 7
6 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (9.73%) Unix
8 8 (7.08%) AIX
8 8 (7.08%) zOS
9 6 (5.31%) Android
9 6 (5.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (3.54%) Solaris
11 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.77%) CentOS
12 2 (1.77%) Debian
12 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (15.93%) Reverse Engineering
5 16 (14.16%) NsoIT
6 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.62%) Data Protection
8 11 (9.73%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (8.85%) DevOps
10 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.96%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.08%) IT Strategy
11 8 (7.08%) Load Balancing
12 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (5.31%) Information Assurance
13 6 (5.31%) Security Architecture
14 5 (4.42%) High Availability
14 5 (4.42%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.71%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.50%) SQL
3 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.31%) C#
5 5 (4.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.54%) PHP
7 3 (2.65%) Python
7 3 (2.65%) VBScript
8 2 (1.77%) Java
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (61.95%) Security Cleared
2 47 (41.59%) SC Cleared
3 32 (28.32%) DV Cleared
4 20 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (16.81%) CCNA
6 17 (15.04%) MCSA
6 17 (15.04%) MCSE
6 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (15.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (13.27%) OCA
7 15 (13.27%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.77%) CCNP
9 2 (1.77%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.88%) CCDP
10 1 (0.88%) CCIE
10 1 (0.88%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.88%) Degree
10 1 (0.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) GDPR
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 48 (42.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (39.82%) Active Directory
3 22 (19.47%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (8.85%) vSphere
5 9 (7.96%) VMware NSX
6 8 (7.08%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.42%) Firmware
8 3 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (26.55%) vCenter Server
2 19 (16.81%) SCCM
3 17 (15.04%) SCOM
4 14 (12.39%) PowerCLI
5 7 (6.19%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (5.31%) ZENworks
7 4 (3.54%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.54%) WSUS
8 3 (2.65%) vRealize
9 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.88%) Terraform
9 1 (0.88%) vMotion
9 1 (0.88%) WMI
9 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) VMware
2 44 (38.94%) Cisco
3 43 (38.05%) Microsoft
4 31 (27.43%) Atlassian
5 23 (20.35%) Oracle
6 11 (9.73%) McAfee
7 10 (8.85%) SAP
8 9 (7.96%) HP
8 9 (7.96%) Juniper
9 6 (5.31%) Micro Focus
9 6 (5.31%) Novell
10 5 (4.42%) CA
10 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.42%) Splunk
10 5 (4.42%) Veeam
11 4 (3.54%) Adobe
11 4 (3.54%) Unisys
12 3 (2.65%) Dell
13 2 (1.77%) Apple
13 2 (1.77%) NetApp