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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.00% - 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £155 - £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -2.10% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +15.27%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 3 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 27.50% 11.54% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Median daily rate £155 £250 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £71
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £24.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -55.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 22 June 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware