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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 5 5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 14.81% 20.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 44.44% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £170 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
21 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 37.50% 33.33% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £170 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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