The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% 6.12% 4.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.81% 24.32% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Median daily rate £110 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £31.56 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 74 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.36% 25.17% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 67
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £146 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £31.56 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% +80.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 2 - -
Dunstable - 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
4 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
6 12 (54.55%) HP
6 12 (54.55%) Dell
7 11 (50.00%) VMware
8 10 (45.45%) SCCM
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (40.91%) Firewall
9 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (36.36%) Finance
10 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
10 8 (36.36%) Citrix
10 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
11 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
11 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
11 7 (31.82%) vSphere
11 7 (31.82%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (27.27%) Cisco
12 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
13 5 (22.73%) Avaya
13 5 (22.73%) DHCP
13 5 (22.73%) DNS
13 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
13 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (13.64%) SMTP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) VRRP
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Deskside Support
3 2 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (13.64%) Web Filtering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Logistics
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
3 7 (31.82%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Dell
2 12 (54.55%) HP
3 11 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) Citrix
5 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) Avaya
7 3 (13.64%) IronPort
8 1 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (4.55%) Mitel
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec