The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.89% 2.80% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 12.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £324 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -5.26%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.11% 21.96% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 32
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.13 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -37.50%
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 Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos