Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 19 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
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.73% 4.91% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 19.86% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 3
Bracknell median daily rate £325 £394 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.46% +31.25% -
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bracknell median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £43.28 £18.50
% change year-on-year -59.61% +133.95% +5.71%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 85 141 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 15.48% 24.74% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 59 29
Bracknell median daily rate £389 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.21% +48.44% -1.54%
10th Percentile £232 £211 £161
90th Percentile £537 £538 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 12
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -52.38% -38.24%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -8.33% -30.39% +26.50%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bracknell over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (46.67%) VBScript
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (40.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (33.33%) PowerCLI
6 5 (33.33%) vSphere
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) EMC
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) AIX
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (26.67%) X-Windows
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) EMC VNX
7 4 (26.67%) IaaS
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Exadata

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Project Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (40.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 4 (26.67%) EMC VNX
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Exalogic
2 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
1 7 (46.67%) VBScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) PowerCLI
2 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (20.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (13.33%) vRealize
5 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) BMC
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow