The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.62% 11.63% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £260 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 19.23% 34.88% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £260 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 31 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Remedy
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Deputy IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin