Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.59% 6.32% 6.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 20.69% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Bedford median daily rate £130 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -55.56% +125.00%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £223
90th Percentile £135 £200 £473
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 £275 £350
% change year-on-year -52.73% -21.43% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedford median hourly rate - - £20.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -62.16%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 38.36% 30.53% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 11
Bedford median daily rate £324 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £155
90th Percentile £500 £450 £488
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Bedford median hourly rate £20.25 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.09% -56.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £16.23 £10.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £24.08 £11.50 £30.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year +78.57% -54.51% +136.75%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
1 7 (100.00%) Google
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) G Suite

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Service Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Google
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware