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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 August 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 68 79 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 8 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.67% 0.65% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.35% 3.32% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 3
10th Percentile £199 £195 £281
25th Percentile £213 £220 £298
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £344 £335
Median % change year-on-year +35.27% +2.61% +21.82%
75th Percentile £500 £394 £343
90th Percentile £629 £405 -
England median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £21.30 - -
25th Percentile £27.75 - -
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
75th Percentile £49.75 - -
90th Percentile £55.90 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% - +20.64%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 313 241 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.76% 19.72% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 155 81
10th Percentile £130 £94 £130
25th Percentile £163 £136 £180
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £275 £330
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -16.67% -5.71%
75th Percentile £473 £414 £400
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 24
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.70 £10.69
25th Percentile £16.47 £13.75 £11.46
Median hourly rate £18.63 £14.61 £13.75
Median % change year-on-year +27.48% +6.25% -4.45%
75th Percentile £24.25 £20.00 £17.62
90th Percentile £37.50 £45.75 £37.18
England median hourly rate £23.91 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +36.63% -5.41% +5.71%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £345 -3.16% 2
Derbyshire -8 6 £465 +61.74%
Leicestershire - 6 £225 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £606 - 3
Northamptonshire -3 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
4 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (52.17%) Dell
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2019
5 11 (47.83%) HP
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
6 10 (43.48%) Azure
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
7 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (34.78%) Social Skills
8 8 (34.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (34.78%) DNS
8 8 (34.78%) DHCP
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) Clustering
9 7 (30.43%) Identity Management
9 7 (30.43%) Symantec
9 7 (30.43%) McAfee
9 7 (30.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (30.43%) VB
9 7 (30.43%) LDAP
9 7 (30.43%) Kerberos

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Azure
2 8 (34.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) IaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DHCP
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) Kerberos
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) WLAN
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Social Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Field Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) IT Support
5 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) PKI
3 5 (21.74%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
4 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2019
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Unix
8 2 (8.70%) Solaris
9 1 (4.35%) Android
9 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (4.35%) NetWare
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Data Loss Prevention
2 7 (30.43%) Identity Management
3 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Customer Service
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Business Case
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) RBAC
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) Conflict Management
7 1 (4.35%) Decision-Making
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Bash
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 7 (30.43%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (30.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (30.43%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (8.70%) Packer
3 2 (8.70%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Dell
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
4 7 (30.43%) McAfee
4 7 (30.43%) Symantec
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
9 1 (4.35%) Apple
9 1 (4.35%) EMC
9 1 (4.35%) NetApp
9 1 (4.35%) Novell
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle