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 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.07% 3.13% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.04% 12.87% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 9
Median daily rate £200 £350 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +84.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £410 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.19 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% +27.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
Windows Server 2008
Buckinghamshire

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
139 202 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.29% 24.28% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 84 77
Median daily rate £390 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £22.50 £20.00
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 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 June 2016.

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 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (73.33%) ITIL
5 10 (66.67%) VMware
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (60.00%) MS Office
7 8 (53.33%) Service Management
7 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (46.67%) SCOM
8 7 (46.67%) Linux
8 7 (46.67%) HP
8 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (40.00%) NFS
9 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
9 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (40.00%) ITSM
9 6 (40.00%) OVSD
9 6 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
10 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
10 5 (33.33%) CentOS
10 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
11 3 (20.00%) VPN

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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) CentOS
5 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (40.00%) ITSM
4 6 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) VCP5
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) NFS
3 6 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCOM
2 6 (40.00%) OVSD
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) arcserve
5 1 (6.67%) Intel
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam