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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 136 129
Rank change year-on-year -37 -7 +64
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 14 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.49% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.02% 3.92% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 26
10th Percentile £262 £380 £218
25th Percentile £297 £415 £257
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £406 £469 £425
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +10.29% -
75th Percentile £571 £520 £459
90th Percentile £574 £538 £488
Central London median daily rate £388 £488 £410
% change year-on-year -20.51% +18.90% -3.53%

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 529 357 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.76% 12.56% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 271 412
10th Percentile £186 £213 £150
25th Percentile £350 £377 £278
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £490 £450
Median % change year-on-year +3.68% +8.78% -5.26%
75th Percentile £620 £592 £552
90th Percentile £700 £700 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £492 £450
% change year-on-year +1.57% +9.39% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 11
10th Percentile - £13.68 £12.50
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.75 £14.19
Median hourly rate £24.50 £14.00 £16.95
Median % change year-on-year +75.00% -17.40% -19.29%
75th Percentile £35.00 £14.31 £19.10
90th Percentile £73.00 £14.50 £21.00
Central London median hourly rate £24.75 £14.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +76.79% -25.13% -10.95%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) Azure
5 6 (37.50%) Ansible
5 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) CI/CD
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Confluence
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (25.00%) GitHub
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Replication

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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) Confluence
3 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Azure
2 4 (25.00%) GitHub
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (18.75%) AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (18.75%) Nutanix
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) GCP
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (6.25%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Kerberos
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) InstallShield
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) GitLab
5 1 (6.25%) MSI
5 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) International Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) HPUX
6 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (6.25%) VMS
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) CI/CD
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) API Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Data Security
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Security Hardening
4 3 (18.75%) Storage Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Fintech
5 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) VBA
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) SCCM
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (18.75%) Control-M
4 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (18.75%) Netcool
4 3 (18.75%) QRadar
4 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
4 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
5 2 (12.50%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (12.50%) Puppet
5 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
6 1 (6.25%) Packer
6 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) BMC
3 3 (18.75%) CyberArk
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Qualys
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 1 (6.25%) SunGard
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas