The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.78% 1.99% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 13.04% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £510 - £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.24 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
West 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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.78% 15.23% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 20
Median daily rate £408 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.24 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Stafford 0 4 £510 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CESG
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) HDInsight
4 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (40.00%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Power BI
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (40.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) HDInsight
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Power BI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Architect
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CESG
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell