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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 38 33 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.82% 2.27% 5.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 14.04% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Median daily rate £325 £310 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -2.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +90.00%  
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 Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 57 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.26% 16.19% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 36
Median daily rate £325 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +40.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) AS400
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) Veritas
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Skype
6 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (16.67%) C

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
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