The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire / Dunstable
Rank 8 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.00% 40.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 80.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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

Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £208 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Dunstable

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dunstable 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 Dunstable

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Windows Server 2008
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 18 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 Dunstable region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Portfolio Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Portfolio Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco