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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.62% 3.78% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.28% 16.61% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 10
Median daily rate £343 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £229 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £434 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.19 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% +27.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
206 283 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.27% 22.75% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 108 90
Median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 11 £270 -10.00% 2
High Wycombe 0 1 £417 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
5 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (51.85%) ITIL
7 11 (40.74%) MS Office
7 11 (40.74%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) Service Management
9 9 (33.33%) HP
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) Linux
11 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
11 7 (25.93%) ITSM
11 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
11 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
11 7 (25.93%) OVSD
11 7 (25.93%) SCOM
11 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (22.22%) iSCSI
12 6 (22.22%) Capacity Management
12 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
12 6 (22.22%) NFS
12 6 (22.22%) .NET
13 5 (18.52%) C#
13 5 (18.52%) CentOS

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 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) CentOS
6 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Service Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITSM
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.11%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.70%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.70%) Server Hardening
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) VCP5
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 6 (22.22%) NFS
4 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) OVSD
1 7 (25.93%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) PaperCut
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Micro Focus
5 2 (7.41%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.70%) arcserve
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam