The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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 25 April 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
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 25.49% 2.33% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.00% 11.54% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £289 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -42.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £313
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 Bournemouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 26 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 49.02% 20.16% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 12
Median daily rate £300 £393 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.56% +141.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £220 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £10.75 £8.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.85% -72.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bournemouth

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bournemouth over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Bournemouth

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) PowerShell
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
4 11 (78.57%) SAN
5 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (64.29%) WSUS
6 9 (64.29%) Patch Management
7 8 (57.14%) Oracle
8 7 (50.00%) Application Packaging
8 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (50.00%) Security Patching
9 6 (42.86%) Finance
10 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
10 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (35.71%) SQL
10 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
10 5 (35.71%) Veeam
10 5 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (28.57%) iPad
11 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
11 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
11 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
11 4 (28.57%) Sage

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Kentico
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Server Support
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (64.29%) Patch Management
2 7 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) WSUS
2 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 5 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
4 5 (35.71%) Veeam
5 4 (28.57%) Sage