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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 41 67 37
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 5 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.00% 0.50% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.04% 2.23% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 19
Median daily rate £345 £255 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £211 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £310 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £305 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
246 224 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.57% 22.29% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 110
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £14.40 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +29 32 £345 +25.45% 3
Marlow - 2 £300 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (78.43%) Windows Server
4 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
5 33 (64.71%) SC Cleared
5 33 (64.71%) Security Cleared
6 27 (52.94%) Hyper-V
7 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (41.18%) VMware
9 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (35.29%) SCCM
9 18 (35.29%) ITIL
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 14 (27.45%) HP
11 14 (27.45%) DHCP
11 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
12 13 (25.49%) DNS
13 12 (23.53%) Cisco
13 12 (23.53%) Change Management
13 12 (23.53%) Unified Communications
14 11 (21.57%) Virtual Environments
14 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
14 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (21.57%) LAN
14 11 (21.57%) WAN
15 10 (19.61%) WSUS
16 9 (17.65%) Windows Vista
16 9 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (17.65%) SQL
16 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange

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 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (13.73%) IIS
3 7 (13.73%) Skype for Business
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DHCP
2 13 (25.49%) DNS
3 12 (23.53%) Unified Communications
4 11 (21.57%) LAN
4 11 (21.57%) WAN
5 7 (13.73%) Firewall
6 4 (7.84%) BIG-IP
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (7.84%) Skype
6 4 (7.84%) SMTP
7 2 (3.92%) NAS
7 2 (3.92%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.96%) HTTP
8 1 (1.96%) Network Security
8 1 (1.96%) SSL
8 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.96%) Banking
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Wintel Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Deployment Specialist
4 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Active Directory Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Packager
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) VMWare Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Wintel Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (78.43%) Windows Server
4 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Vista
7 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
8 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
9 5 (9.80%) Linux
10 4 (7.84%) Android
11 3 (5.88%) Unix
12 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Change Management
3 11 (21.57%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 7 (13.73%) Service Management
6 6 (11.76%) Patch Management
6 6 (11.76%) Security Patching
6 6 (11.76%) Server Building
7 4 (7.84%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.84%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (7.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.84%) Software Deployment
7 4 (7.84%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.88%) ITSM
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) VB
4 4 (7.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 33 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
4 6 (11.76%) CCNP
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.76%) MCSA
5 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.80%) MCSE
6 3 (5.88%) MCP
7 2 (3.92%) VCP5
8 1 (1.96%) CCA
8 1 (1.96%) CCAA
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 27 (52.94%) Hyper-V
3 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.73%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (11.76%) ISA Server
5 6 (11.76%) UAG
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.96%) vSphere
8 1 (1.96%) XenApp
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) SCCM
2 10 (19.61%) WSUS
3 7 (13.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (11.76%) BladeLogic
5 4 (7.84%) AirWatch
5 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
5 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.96%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.96%) OpenView
7 1 (1.96%) OVSD
7 1 (1.96%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) VMware
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) HP
4 12 (23.53%) Cisco
5 9 (17.65%) Remedy
6 8 (15.69%) Forcepoint
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
7 4 (7.84%) F5
7 4 (7.84%) MobileIron
7 4 (7.84%) Symantec
8 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.96%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.96%) EMC
10 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.96%) Juniper
10 1 (1.96%) NetApp