Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 19 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.17% 3.38% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.65% 20.55% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 3
Dorset median daily rate £425 £234 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -50.79% +137.50%
10th Percentile £298 £158 £455
90th Percentile £475 £436 £495
South West median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Dorset median hourly rate £10.27 - £27.50
South West median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -13.04%

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 97 73 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 33.11% 16.44% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 39
Dorset median daily rate £400 £230 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +31.43% -49.09%
10th Percentile £200 £110 £113
90th Percentile £486 £400 £460
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 26
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £11.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +259.09% -70.67% +124.28%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.75 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £14.46 £45.83
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -12.86% +2.94%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Dorset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne +2 2 £425 -
Blandford Forum - 2 £161 -
Poole - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
3 17 (80.95%) MS Exchange
3 17 (80.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (76.19%) Migration
5 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (66.67%) Service Delivery
7 12 (57.14%) Windows 10
7 12 (57.14%) Windows 8
8 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
9 10 (47.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (47.62%) MobileIron
9 10 (47.62%) SCCM
9 10 (47.62%) SCOM
9 10 (47.62%) Skype for Business
9 10 (47.62%) Symantec
9 10 (47.62%) Skype
9 10 (47.62%) AirWatch
10 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
10 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (19.05%) Citrix
11 4 (19.05%) DHCP
12 3 (14.29%) DNS
12 3 (14.29%) Apple
12 3 (14.29%) VMware
12 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
13 2 (9.52%) Network Management

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 17 (80.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (80.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (47.62%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Skype
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Support
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (28.57%) Migration Analyst
6 5 (23.81%) Migration Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Migration
2 14 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) AirWatch
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
1 10 (47.62%) SCOM
1 10 (47.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) MobileIron
2 10 (47.62%) Symantec
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Apple
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds