Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 114 77
Rank change year-on-year +31 -37 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 26 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.22% 1.06% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.90% 4.37% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 38
East Midlands median daily rate £313 £335 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.72% +16.52% +59.72%
10th Percentile £136 £151 £176
90th Percentile £688 £475 £417
England median daily rate £365 £368 £325
% change year-on-year -0.88% +13.31% -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% +13.33% -
England median hourly rate £26.49 £20.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year +32.45% +18.52% -14.63%

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 388 595 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.00% 24.18% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 378 394
East Midlands median daily rate £313 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £135 £135 £181
90th Percentile £500 £538 £525
England median daily rate £413 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -5.17% +2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 60 70
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.68 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.53% +13.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.10 £10.29
90th Percentile £17.50 £33.00 £29.55
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.25
% change year-on-year +0.72% +0.72% +4.55%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 26 February 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +17 11 £313 -5.30% 1
Northamptonshire +23 3 £201 -52.65% 1
Lincolnshire +9 2 £363 - 3
Derbyshire -3 2 £188 -0.53% 2
Leicestershire +6 1 - - 4
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) Office 365
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (63.16%) DHCP
3 12 (63.16%) DNS
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (42.11%) Citrix
5 8 (42.11%) MCSE
5 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) AWS
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
8 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
8 3 (15.79%) VMS
8 3 (15.79%) Solaris
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) CISSP
8 3 (15.79%) Confluence
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
9 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (10.53%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
10 1 (5.26%) PDA
10 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking

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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DHCP
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Server Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
1 1 (5.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) VMS
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.26%) Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) High Availability
2 1 (5.26%) ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat