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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.43% 4.73% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£360 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.00%
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
198 205 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.85% 23.64% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 38
Average daily rate £358 £268 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.64% -6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.43 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +17.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
3 40 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (55.38%) VMware
5 31 (47.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
7 23 (35.38%) ITIL
7 23 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (33.85%) Citrix
9 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
10 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
10 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 19 (29.23%) PowerShell
11 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
12 17 (26.15%) MCSE
12 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (26.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (21.54%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (20.00%) ISA Server
14 13 (20.00%) SLA
14 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 12 (18.46%) MCP
15 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
15 12 (18.46%) Finance
15 12 (18.46%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (16.92%) Service Management
16 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
17 10 (15.38%) CRM
17 10 (15.38%) .NET
17 10 (15.38%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.54%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
4 10 (15.38%) IIS
5 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.54%) Apache
8 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.54%) MediaWiki
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) SAN
3 4 (6.15%) DHCP
3 4 (6.15%) BIG-IP
3 4 (6.15%) NAS
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.08%) VPN
5 2 (3.08%) LAN
5 2 (3.08%) VoIP
5 2 (3.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) DWDM
6 1 (1.54%) OSPF
6 1 (1.54%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.54%) VLAN
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Administrator
2 10 (15.38%) BizTalk Administrator
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Clustering
2 6 (9.23%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.69%) User Experience
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.15%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) FMCG
6 1 (1.54%) Telematics
6 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.54%) SecurID
6 1 (1.54%) PMI
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (47.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.85%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (13.85%) Windows 2000
5 9 (13.85%) Windows NT
6 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
6 8 (12.31%) Linux
6 8 (12.31%) UNIX
7 3 (4.62%) CentOS
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) ITIL
2 17 (26.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (18.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (16.92%) Service Management
5 10 (15.38%) CRM
5 10 (15.38%) Change Management
5 10 (15.38%) Migration
5 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (7.69%) Release Management
7 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.15%) ITSM
7 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.62%) Change Control
8 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.62%) QMS
9 2 (3.08%) Operations Management
9 2 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.69%) VBScript
3 4 (6.15%) VB
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) MCSE
3 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (18.46%) MCP
5 8 (12.31%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.15%) Degree
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.08%) CCNP
7 2 (3.08%) CCNA
8 1 (1.54%) CCA
8 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.54%) CCEA
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.54%) MCTS
8 1 (1.54%) MCITP
8 1 (1.54%) VCAP
8 1 (1.54%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
4 13 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
6 9 (13.85%) vSphere
7 7 (10.77%) Firmware
7 7 (10.77%) XenApp
8 6 (9.23%) XenDesktop
9 5 (7.69%) Terminal Services
10 3 (4.62%) NFS
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCOM
2 8 (12.31%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.69%) OVSD
3 5 (7.69%) BladeLogic
3 5 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (7.69%) XenMobile
3 5 (7.69%) AirWatch
4 4 (6.15%) SCCM
4 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 36 (55.38%) VMware
3 22 (33.85%) Citrix
4 10 (15.38%) HP
4 10 (15.38%) McAfee
5 8 (12.31%) Cisco
6 7 (10.77%) Remedy
7 5 (7.69%) Sophos
7 5 (7.69%) Lumension
8 4 (6.15%) F5
8 4 (6.15%) IBM
8 4 (6.15%) Intel
9 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 3 (4.62%) NetApp
9 3 (4.62%) AppSense
10 2 (3.08%) Mitel
10 2 (3.08%) Lotus
11 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.54%) Brocade
11 1 (1.54%) EMC
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago