The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 12 8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 4.17% 7.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 15.38% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £160 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 24.00% 27.08% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £160 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £71 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £24.73 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedford region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedford region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Domino
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) .NET

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 2 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus Notes Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP