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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 65 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 28 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.05% 2.15% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.31% 10.41% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 12
Median daily rate £325 £395 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +46.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £11.50 £43.00 £15.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.25% +176.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £43.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £43.00 £80.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.34% +8.58%
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
207 269 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.83% 20.69% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 105
Median daily rate £375 £395 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +43.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 30
Median hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.90 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 9 £475 +31.94% 1
High Wycombe +1 1 £255 -36.25%
Buckingham 0 1 £300 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
4 13 (59.09%) ITIL
5 12 (54.55%) VMware
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) MS Office
8 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (31.82%) Citrix
9 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 7 (31.82%) Service Management
10 6 (27.27%) LAN
10 6 (27.27%) WAN
10 6 (27.27%) HP
10 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 6 (27.27%) vSphere
11 5 (22.73%) Migration
11 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) OVSD
11 5 (22.73%) SCOM
11 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 5 (22.73%) ITSM
12 4 (18.18%) Wireless
12 4 (18.18%) NFS
12 4 (18.18%) DNS

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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Server Support
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) CentOS
6 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 5 (22.73%) ITSM
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 6 (27.27%) vSphere
4 4 (18.18%) NFS
5 2 (9.09%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) OVSD
1 5 (22.73%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) arcserve
6 1 (4.55%) Novell
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam
6 1 (4.55%) webMethods