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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Middlesex
Rank 18 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.29% - 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £550 - £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.80%
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 Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.19% 28.83% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 12
Median daily rate £360 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
6 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (25.00%) Windows NT

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) System Design Authority
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat