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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 28 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.53% - 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.48 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

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
19 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.11% 19.55% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Median daily rate £313 £318 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Aerospace

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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Support
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft