The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 15 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.09% - 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £309 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.56% 18.72% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 23
Median daily rate £538 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Luton region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Luton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Lotus
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Lotus
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware