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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 25 58 24
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 6 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.79% 0.84% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.21% 3.30% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 22
Median daily rate £345 £375 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -

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
165 182 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.32% 25.42% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 59 94
Median daily rate £355 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £10.40 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.56% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
2 30 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 28 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 28 (73.68%) Security Cleared
4 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
5 24 (63.16%) Hyper-V
6 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (42.11%) SCCM
8 12 (31.58%) VMware
8 12 (31.58%) Unified Communications
9 11 (28.95%) ITIL
10 10 (26.32%) Change Management
10 10 (26.32%) Remedy
10 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (23.68%) DHCP
11 9 (23.68%) DNS
12 8 (21.05%) SLA
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (21.05%) Forcepoint
12 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
12 8 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
13 7 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
13 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
13 7 (18.42%) Firewall
13 7 (18.42%) Replication
13 7 (18.42%) 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 (18.42%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) AutoCAD
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Unified Communications
2 9 (23.68%) DHCP
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) Firewall
4 6 (15.79%) LAN
4 6 (15.79%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.63%) IPsec
6 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Packager
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) VMWare Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Wintel Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Replication
2 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.53%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 30 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.63%) Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Change Management
3 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (15.79%) Server Building
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.53%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
7 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
8 1 (2.63%) DNA
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Presales
8 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) VB
2 4 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 28 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.79%) CCNA
4 6 (15.79%) CCNP
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.79%) MCSA
5 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) MCSE
6 2 (5.26%) VCP5
7 1 (2.63%) CCA
7 1 (2.63%) CCAA
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (63.16%) Hyper-V
3 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (15.79%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (15.79%) ISA Server
5 6 (15.79%) UAG
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) XenApp
7 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) BladeLogic
2 4 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.53%) WSUS
3 3 (7.89%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) VMware
2 10 (26.32%) Remedy
3 8 (21.05%) Forcepoint
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper