Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 20 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 74 60
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.08% 0.67% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 5.43% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Coventry median daily rate £173 £245 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.59% -1.01% +30.26%
10th Percentile £161 £185 £103
90th Percentile £370 £339 £415
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Coventry median hourly rate £18.50 - £22.50
10th Percentile £16.75 - £21.25
90th Percentile £20.25 - £23.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.87
% change year-on-year -5.13% +15.59% -15.65%

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 Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 114 129 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.43% 12.34% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 80 47
Coventry median daily rate £344 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £140 £215 £140
90th Percentile £588 £489 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -8.75% +21.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 27
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.25 £9.40
90th Percentile £41.73 £17.50 £19.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% -3.33%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) WSUS
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Veeam
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Demand Management
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (25.00%) PKI
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Demand Management
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (37.50%) WSUS
3 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp