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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 34 65 30
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 9 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.70% 0.92% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.60% 4.11% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 29
Median daily rate £343 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £212 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £375 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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
215 219 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.26% 22.28% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 76 122
Median daily rate £358 £370 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +28.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 25
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.74% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.50 £30.00
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +37 35 £345 -8.00% 3
Marlow - 3 £300 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 40 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 31 (62.00%) SC Cleared
4 31 (62.00%) Security Cleared
5 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (48.00%) Hyper-V
7 19 (38.00%) VMware
8 18 (36.00%) SCCM
9 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (32.00%) DHCP
10 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (30.00%) DNS
11 15 (30.00%) ITIL
12 14 (28.00%) Cisco
13 13 (26.00%) HP
13 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
14 12 (24.00%) WSUS
14 12 (24.00%) LAN
14 12 (24.00%) WAN
14 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
14 12 (24.00%) Unified Communications
15 10 (20.00%) VB
15 10 (20.00%) Remedy
15 10 (20.00%) Change Management
15 10 (20.00%) Windows Vista
15 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
16 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (14.00%) IIS
1 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) DHCP
2 15 (30.00%) DNS
3 12 (24.00%) LAN
3 12 (24.00%) Unified Communications
3 12 (24.00%) WAN
4 8 (16.00%) Firewall
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (12.00%) Skype
5 6 (12.00%) SMTP
6 2 (4.00%) NAS
6 2 (4.00%) SAN
6 2 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.00%) IPsec
7 1 (2.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) VLAN
7 1 (2.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.00%) Banking
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Packager
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) VMWare Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Wintel Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Replication
3 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 40 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (12.00%) Android
7 3 (6.00%) Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Change Management
3 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (14.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 6 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (12.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (12.00%) Patch Management
5 6 (12.00%) Security Patching
5 6 (12.00%) Server Building
5 6 (12.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (8.00%) Service Management
6 4 (8.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.00%) Time Management
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.00%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.00%) VB
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) SC Cleared
1 31 (62.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) CCNP
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.00%) MCSA
5 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) VCP5
7 1 (2.00%) CCA
7 1 (2.00%) CCAA
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (48.00%) Hyper-V
3 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (12.00%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (12.00%) ISA Server
5 6 (12.00%) UAG
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) SCCM
2 12 (24.00%) WSUS
3 7 (14.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (12.00%) AirWatch
4 6 (12.00%) BladeLogic
4 6 (12.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (6.00%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) AppDNA
6 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.00%) OpenView
6 1 (2.00%) OVSD
6 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) VMware
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Cisco
4 13 (26.00%) HP
5 10 (20.00%) Remedy
6 8 (16.00%) Forcepoint
7 6 (12.00%) MobileIron
7 6 (12.00%) Symantec
8 2 (4.00%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix
9 1 (2.00%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.00%) F5
9 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp