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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 42 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.50% 2.18% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 17.07% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £204 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.50% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £355 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £327 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +12.67%

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
86 41 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.55% 12.77% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 38
Median daily rate £315 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Daventry - 1 £195 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 12 (85.71%) ITIL
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (78.57%) MS Office
4 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
4 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
5 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (50.00%) SAN
7 6 (42.86%) NAS
7 6 (42.86%) Webroot
8 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
9 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 3 (21.43%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (21.43%) XenApp
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Webroot
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Novell
4 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard