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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.58% 1.98% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.15% 8.94% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Median daily rate £475 £350 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +84.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £250 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.19 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.02% +27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £20.19 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £20.19 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%
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
135 179 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.37% 22.18% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 74
Median daily rate £440 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.37% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £32.07 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 28 May 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 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (78.57%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) MS Office
5 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (57.14%) Service Management
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (50.00%) Linux
7 7 (50.00%) HP
7 7 (50.00%) SCOM
7 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 6 (42.86%) iSCSI
8 6 (42.86%) OVSD
8 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
8 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
8 6 (42.86%) ITSM
8 6 (42.86%) NFS
9 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
9 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
9 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
9 5 (35.71%) CentOS
10 3 (21.43%) High Availability
10 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 3 (21.43%) LAN

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Manager
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 6 (42.86%) ITSM
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (42.86%) NFS
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCOM
2 6 (42.86%) OVSD
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) arcserve
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
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