The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.78% 4.08% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.34% 17.86% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 9
Median daily rate £325 £350 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +84.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £444 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -0.68%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
218 308 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.28% 22.85% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 111 104
Median daily rate £387 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Milton Keynes -11 10 £270 -10.00% 2
Marlow +1 2 £343 -
High Wycombe +3 1 £417 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
3 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
5 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (44.83%) ITIL
7 12 (41.38%) VMware
8 11 (37.93%) MS Office
8 11 (37.93%) HP
9 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (31.03%) Service Management
11 8 (27.59%) Linux
11 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
11 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
12 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
12 7 (24.14%) OVSD
12 7 (24.14%) SCOM
12 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
12 7 (24.14%) ITSM
12 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (20.69%) ITIL V3
13 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management
13 6 (20.69%) Virtual Environments
13 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
13 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
13 6 (20.69%) NFS
13 6 (20.69%) .NET
14 5 (17.24%) C#

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 4 (13.79%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) Skype
4 2 (6.90%) SMTP
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Support
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) XSLT
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) CentOS
6 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.90%) Android
9 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Service Management
3 7 (24.14%) ITSM
3 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL V3
4 6 (20.69%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 2 (6.90%) Change Control
7 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.45%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) VCP5
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.69%) NFS
4 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) OVSD
1 7 (24.14%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) PaperCut
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) Micro Focus
6 2 (6.90%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.90%) NetIQ
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) arcserve
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam