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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.63% 3.04% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.05% 12.62% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 4
Median daily rate £270 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £410 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.19 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% +28.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
156 206 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.18% 24.07% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 72
Median daily rate £425 £350 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 13 (61.90%) ITIL
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 11 (52.38%) MS Office
7 10 (47.62%) Service Management
7 10 (47.62%) VMware
8 9 (42.86%) HP
8 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
9 8 (38.10%) Linux
10 7 (33.33%) OVSD
10 7 (33.33%) ITSM
10 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (33.33%) SCOM
10 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
11 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
11 6 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
11 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 6 (28.57%) NFS
12 5 (23.81%) CentOS
12 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
13 3 (14.29%) High Availability

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 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) CentOS
5 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
6 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) Service Management
3 7 (33.33%) ITSM
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 6 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.76%) Server Hardening
7 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) VCP5
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) NFS
3 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) OVSD
1 7 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) PaperCut
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) arcserve
5 1 (4.76%) Intel
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam