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 3 months to 27 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 13.64% 2.76% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.43% 12.28% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £280 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +21.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year -16.66% +12.87%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 57 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 26.52% 22.44% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 20
Median daily rate £349 £384 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% +66.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £145 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £39.50 £16.97 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.76% -48.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.42 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.75 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +14 13 £300 - 3
Wimborne - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
5 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
6 11 (57.89%) VMware
6 11 (57.89%) SAN
7 10 (52.63%) Migration
8 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (47.37%) WSUS
8 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (47.37%) Patch Management
9 8 (42.11%) Oracle
10 7 (36.84%) Application Packaging
10 7 (36.84%) Security Patching
11 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
11 6 (31.58%) Finance
12 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
12 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
12 5 (26.32%) Symantec
12 5 (26.32%) McAfee
12 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (26.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (26.32%) MobileIron
12 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
12 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
12 5 (26.32%) Veeam
12 5 (26.32%) SCCM

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 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (26.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 14 (73.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Server Support
6 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) iPad
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (47.37%) Patch Management
3 7 (36.84%) Application Packaging
3 7 (36.84%) Security Patching
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) WSUS
2 5 (26.32%) AirWatch
2 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) SCOM
2 5 (26.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) McAfee
4 5 (26.32%) MobileIron
4 5 (26.32%) Symantec
4 5 (26.32%) Veeam
5 4 (21.05%) Sage
Wimborne, Dorset
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