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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.81% 1.64% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.17% 9.52% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £110 £407 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.97% +108.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +5.88%
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
58 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.72% 17.21% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 30
Median daily rate £325 £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £264 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% -23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £19.00 £14.50
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 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
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 25 July 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 -3 3 £110 -72.97%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) MS Office
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Dell
8 3 (21.43%) EMC
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
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%) Data Centre
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (14.29%) NAS
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Server

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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) EMC VNX
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
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%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) 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
6 1 (7.14%) Webroot