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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 12 10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable - 2.17% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £130 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.61 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% +16.28%
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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
0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable - 10.87% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £130 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -59.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Dunstable region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin