Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 October 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 187 141
Rank change year-on-year -1 -46 -48
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 70 60 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 0.87% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.87% 4.39% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 81
City of London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £201 £176 £250
90th Percentile £540 £568 £525
Central London median daily rate £413 £381 £388
% change year-on-year +8.20% -1.61% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +44.74% +31.03%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +44.74% +25.62%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,436 1,366 1,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.51% 19.92% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 1,067 1,126
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £158 £216 £285
90th Percentile £638 £663 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £459
% change year-on-year - +3.60% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 45 34
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £27.50 £32.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +6.86% -5.15% +2.50%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 46 (65.71%) VMware
4 38 (54.29%) Active Directory
5 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
6 35 (50.00%) Finance
7 34 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (32.86%) PowerShell
9 23 (32.86%) ITIL
10 21 (30.00%) Windows 10
11 20 (28.57%) Windows 7
12 17 (24.29%) Banking
12 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
12 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (21.43%) Citrix
13 15 (21.43%) DNS
13 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (21.43%) McAfee
13 15 (21.43%) Office 365
14 14 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (20.00%) Ivanti
14 14 (20.00%) SCCM
14 14 (20.00%) SQL
14 14 (20.00%) C
14 14 (20.00%) DHCP
14 14 (20.00%) MCSE
14 14 (20.00%) SAN
15 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.29%) Apache
6 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.86%) CMS
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.86%) nginx
8 1 (1.43%) Drupal
8 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (2.86%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Office 365
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.29%) G Suite
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.43%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (1.43%) GitHub
6 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) DNS
2 14 (20.00%) DHCP
2 14 (20.00%) SAN
3 8 (11.43%) Skype
3 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.00%) VPN
4 7 (10.00%) WAN
5 5 (7.14%) Firewall
5 5 (7.14%) SMTP
6 4 (5.71%) IMAP
6 4 (5.71%) Internet
6 4 (5.71%) LAN
6 4 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.71%) Wireless
7 3 (4.29%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.29%) WebEx
8 2 (2.86%) NAS
8 2 (2.86%) SSH
8 2 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) phpMyAdmin
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) AdminStudio
1 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.43%) Gradle
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) International Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Law
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Citrix Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) XMPP
2 2 (2.86%) LAMP
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Gearman
3 1 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Replication
3 3 (4.29%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.86%) Handset
4 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 30 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 20 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
6 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.00%) Linux
8 6 (8.57%) Mac OS
9 4 (5.71%) Unix
9 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.86%) CentOS
11 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.86%) Solaris
12 1 (1.43%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (15.71%) Migration
2 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (8.57%) Coaching
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Storage Management
6 4 (5.71%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Task Automation
7 3 (4.29%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.29%) BCP
7 3 (4.29%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (4.29%) Decision-Making
7 3 (4.29%) DevOps
7 3 (4.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.00%) C
2 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.86%) CCNA
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.43%) MCITP
6 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 34 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (15.71%) XenApp
5 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
5 9 (12.86%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (10.00%) vSphere
7 4 (5.71%) Xen
8 3 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.86%) Docker
9 2 (2.86%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) SCOM
3 5 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.71%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.29%) AirWatch
5 3 (4.29%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (4.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (2.86%) Ansible
6 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.86%) Nagios
6 2 (2.86%) Netcool
6 2 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.86%) Puppet
7 1 (1.43%) Rancher
7 1 (1.43%) Terraform
7 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (65.71%) VMware
2 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) Citrix
3 15 (21.43%) McAfee
4 14 (20.00%) Ivanti
5 12 (17.14%) EMC
6 11 (15.71%) Hitachi
7 10 (14.29%) Cisco
8 6 (8.57%) Splunk
9 4 (5.71%) Apple
9 4 (5.71%) HP
9 4 (5.71%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (5.71%) Veritas
10 3 (4.29%) IBM
10 3 (4.29%) Lotus
10 3 (4.29%) NetApp
10 3 (4.29%) Symantec
10 3 (4.29%) Varonis
11 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow