The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.65% 1.33% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 7.35% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £294 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.39% 18.04% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 27
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £11.17 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.95% -20.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £10.20 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £15.50
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 Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 4 £255 - 3
Kettering - 1 £363 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) Dell
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
8 3 (21.43%) EMC
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) EMC VNX
8 3 (21.43%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) vSphere
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EMC VNX
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Server Building
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp