Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 67 27
Rank change year-on-year -22 -40 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.71% 2.09% 7.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 7.69% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 22
Croydon median daily rate £455 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -8.11% +32.14%
10th Percentile £310 £254 £313
90th Percentile £468 £475 £525
South London median daily rate £388 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -8.82% +8.97% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -4.34% +163.16%

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 Croydon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 221 143 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 26.15% 27.19% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 59 70
Croydon median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £219 £313 £263
90th Percentile £581 £523 £525
South London median daily rate £475 £425 £356
% change year-on-year +11.76% +19.52% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Croydon median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -13.33%
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +173.31% +9.38%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Croydon

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 Croydon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) SUSE
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) VSAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SUSE
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) BCP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) PowerCLI
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) HP