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 3 months to 28 June 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon - 2.85% 7.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 15.22% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £323 £301
% change year-on-year -0.92% +7.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year -19.76% +13.90%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 61 46 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 28.64% 18.70% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 39 105
Median daily rate £463 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.83% +16.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £343 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 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 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam