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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 55 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.20% 2.32% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.08% 11.05% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 11
Median daily rate £475 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +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
148 190 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.79% 20.99% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 76
Median daily rate £423 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 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 4 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (46.67%) Service Management
7 7 (46.67%) MS Office
7 7 (46.67%) Linux
7 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (40.00%) HP
9 5 (33.33%) SQL
9 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 5 (33.33%) ITSM
9 5 (33.33%) OVSD
9 5 (33.33%) SCOM
9 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
10 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
10 4 (26.67%) vSphere
10 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
10 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
10 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 4 (26.67%) Citrix
10 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (26.67%) NFS
11 3 (20.00%) 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Server Support
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITSM
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) NFS
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) OVSD
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) arcserve
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) webMethods