Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 35 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 129 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.91% 5.02% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.76% 28.27% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 27 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +13.04% -17.86%
10th Percentile £350 £239 £199
90th Percentile £575 £488 £501
South West median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.25 £17.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +170.00% -57.32% +152.31%
10th Percentile £37.66 £17.50 £40.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £17.50 £42.70
South West median hourly rate £43.27 £26.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +66.40% +13.04% +39.39%

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 521 191 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 27.91% 17.75% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 113 139
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £129 £135 £189
90th Percentile £600 £560 £508
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 10 13
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.86% -55.13% +11.43%
10th Percentile £18.51 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £18.90 £42.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +118.75% -8.57% -30.00%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +11 60 £475 - 3
Swindon -11 40 £400 +23.08%
Salisbury -17 9 £438 +34.62%
Chippenham -5 2 - - 1
Calne - 1 - -
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (61.24%) Security Cleared
3 78 (60.47%) VMware
4 72 (55.81%) Microsoft
5 62 (48.06%) SC Cleared
6 61 (47.29%) PowerShell
7 57 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (42.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (36.43%) Cisco
11 42 (32.56%) Active Directory
11 42 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (31.78%) SQL Server
13 38 (29.46%) vCenter Server
14 32 (24.81%) Data Centre
14 32 (24.81%) Cisco Certification
15 31 (24.03%) CCNA
15 31 (24.03%) IIS
16 30 (23.26%) DV Cleared
16 30 (23.26%) Windows 10
17 28 (21.71%) Confluence
17 28 (21.71%) Atlassian
18 27 (20.93%) MCSA
18 27 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (20.16%) MCSE
19 26 (20.16%) PowerCLI
19 26 (20.16%) Deployment Automation
20 25 (19.38%) Oracle
20 25 (19.38%) JIRA
20 25 (19.38%) Software Engineering

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 31 (24.03%) IIS
2 28 (21.71%) Confluence
3 19 (14.73%) MS Exchange
4 10 (7.75%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (5.43%) Apache
6 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.65%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.33%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.55%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.55%) CMS
9 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.28%) Office 365
2 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.10%) IaaS
4 4 (3.10%) PaaS
5 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.28%) Firewall
2 16 (12.40%) DNS
3 11 (8.53%) SAN
4 9 (6.98%) DHCP
5 8 (6.20%) HTTP
5 8 (6.20%) Skype
5 8 (6.20%) SSH
6 7 (5.43%) FTP
6 7 (5.43%) IPv4
6 7 (5.43%) SMTP
7 5 (3.88%) VSAN
8 4 (3.10%) Internet
8 4 (3.10%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (3.10%) SSL
8 4 (3.10%) VLAN
9 3 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.33%) WAN
9 3 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.88%) MySQL
6 4 (3.10%) DB2
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.55%) GIS
7 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (19.38%) JIRA
2 18 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (12.40%) Bitbucket
3 16 (12.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (6.20%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Legal
2 2 (1.55%) Military
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (15.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (13.95%) Automation Engineer
3 16 (12.40%) PowerShell Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (7.75%) Administrator
5 8 (6.20%) Consultant
5 8 (6.20%) Server Support
5 8 (6.20%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.20%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 7 (5.43%) Database Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Server Support
8 5 (3.88%) Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Office 365 Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.83%) .NET
2 17 (13.18%) REST
3 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.88%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.88%) jQuery
4 5 (3.88%) XML
5 4 (3.10%) Web Services
6 3 (2.33%) CSS
6 3 (2.33%) HTML
6 3 (2.33%) KML
6 3 (2.33%) XMPP
7 2 (1.55%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.55%) JSON
7 2 (1.55%) Kafka
7 2 (1.55%) OAuth
7 2 (1.55%) OAuth2
7 2 (1.55%) SOAP
7 2 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.55%) WCF
7 2 (1.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.73%) PKI
3 6 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.88%) CESG
4 5 (3.88%) Replication
4 5 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Derivative
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (23.26%) Windows 10
4 23 (17.83%) Linux
5 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.75%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.98%) Solaris
8 7 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.88%) Unix
10 4 (3.10%) zOS
11 2 (1.55%) Android
12 1 (0.78%) CentOS
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (20.16%) Deployment Automation
4 25 (19.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 25 (19.38%) Software Engineering
5 23 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (17.83%) NsoIT
6 18 (13.95%) DevOps
7 13 (10.08%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.53%) ITIL
8 11 (8.53%) Migration
8 11 (8.53%) Project Management
9 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
10 9 (6.98%) Information Security
10 9 (6.98%) OO
10 9 (6.98%) OOP
11 8 (6.20%) Data Protection
12 7 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (47.29%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.50%) SQL
3 13 (10.08%) C#
4 10 (7.75%) Java
5 9 (6.98%) Python
6 7 (5.43%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (61.24%) Security Cleared
2 62 (48.06%) SC Cleared
3 32 (24.81%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (24.03%) CCNA
5 30 (23.26%) DV Cleared
6 27 (20.93%) MCSA
6 27 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (20.16%) MCSE
8 24 (18.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (9.30%) OCA
9 12 (9.30%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (3.10%) CCNP
10 4 (3.10%) HNC
11 3 (2.33%) CISM
11 3 (2.33%) CISSP
11 3 (2.33%) ECDL
11 3 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (1.55%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.78%) CCIE Security
13 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 55 (42.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (32.56%) Active Directory
3 23 (17.83%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.98%) vSphere
5 6 (4.65%) VMware NSX
6 5 (3.88%) Firmware
6 5 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.78%) Docker
8 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 38 (29.46%) vCenter Server
2 26 (20.16%) PowerCLI
3 16 (12.40%) SCCM
4 10 (7.75%) SCOM
5 7 (5.43%) WSUS
6 3 (2.33%) vRealize
7 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.55%) Ansible
8 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.78%) Netcool
8 1 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (60.47%) VMware
2 72 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 47 (36.43%) Cisco
4 28 (21.71%) Atlassian
5 25 (19.38%) Oracle
6 11 (8.53%) SolarWinds
7 7 (5.43%) Remedy
8 6 (4.65%) BMC
9 5 (3.88%) CA
9 5 (3.88%) Juniper
9 5 (3.88%) McAfee
9 5 (3.88%) Proofpoint
9 5 (3.88%) Veeam
10 4 (3.10%) Dynatrace
10 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.55%) ESRI
11 2 (1.55%) HP
11 2 (1.55%) Informatica
11 2 (1.55%) SAP
11 2 (1.55%) Splunk