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 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.08% 6.99% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 50.00% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £263 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -7.07%
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 £18.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +15.37%
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 Luton region.

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.01% 13.99% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 23
Median daily rate £374 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £190 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.65 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.52% +17.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 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 Luton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) SMTP
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) C
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) IronPort
5 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
5 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) XenServer
6 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Collaboration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) IronPort
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) VMware