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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.30% 5.33% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 38.10% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £263 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +8.70%
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
22 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.29% 14.00% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 18
Median daily rate £165 £263 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Migration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware