The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 34 58 34
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 4 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.86% 0.55% 4.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.39% 2.33% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 16
Median daily rate £345 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £315 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.60%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
174 172 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.44% 23.79% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 85
Median daily rate £350 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £10.20 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.68 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (78.05%) Windows Server
4 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
4 30 (73.17%) SC Cleared
5 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
6 26 (63.41%) Hyper-V
7 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (39.02%) SCCM
9 15 (36.59%) VMware
10 13 (31.71%) ITIL
10 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (29.27%) Unified Communications
12 11 (26.83%) Change Management
13 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (24.39%) Virtual Environments
14 9 (21.95%) Remedy
14 9 (21.95%) DHCP
14 9 (21.95%) DNS
14 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
14 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
14 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (19.51%) SLA
15 8 (19.51%) SQL
15 8 (19.51%) Forcepoint
16 7 (17.07%) Firewall
16 7 (17.07%) Replication
16 7 (17.07%) IIS
16 7 (17.07%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (17.07%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Unified Communications
2 9 (21.95%) DHCP
2 9 (21.95%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.88%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.44%) HTTP
6 1 (2.44%) IPsec
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) SSL
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Packager
4 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) VMWare Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Wintel Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Replication
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (78.05%) Windows Server
4 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.32%) Linux
8 2 (4.88%) Unix
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Change Management
3 10 (24.39%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Server Building
5 6 (14.63%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
7 4 (9.76%) Security Patching
7 4 (9.76%) Software Deployment
8 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.32%) Time Management
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.88%) ITSM
10 1 (2.44%) DNA
10 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.44%) Presales
10 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) VB
3 4 (9.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) SC Cleared
1 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (14.63%) CCNA
4 6 (14.63%) CCNP
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.63%) MCSA
5 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) MCSE
7 2 (4.88%) MCP
7 2 (4.88%) VCP5
8 1 (2.44%) CCA
8 1 (2.44%) CCAA
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 26 (63.41%) Hyper-V
3 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.07%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (14.63%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (14.63%) ISA Server
5 6 (14.63%) UAG
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.44%) XenApp
8 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) BladeLogic
2 4 (9.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (9.76%) WSUS
3 3 (7.32%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Remedy
3 8 (19.51%) Forcepoint
4 7 (17.07%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.63%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) Computacenter
7 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper