Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 81 114
Rank change year-on-year +22 +33 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 43 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.84% 2.06% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.14% 7.85% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 20
Median daily rate £335 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £281 £120 £228
90th Percentile £343 £475 £459
England median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.35% +9.15%
England median hourly rate £34.90 £19.82 £19.00
% change year-on-year +76.06% +4.32% +16.92%

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 145 548 642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.39% 26.25% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 323 373
Median daily rate £315 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £131 £134 £170
90th Percentile £493 £535 £500
England median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 76 77
Median hourly rate £14.10 £14.28 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% -18.40% +23.24%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.73 £11.10
90th Percentile £28.42 £45.08 £20.41
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +2.94%

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
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
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 9 August 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 +32 3 £288 +91.67% 2
Derbyshire +4 2 £335 +21.60%
Leicestershire +21 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) ADSI
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Computacenter
5 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
General
1 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
3 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ADSI
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Computacenter
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) VMware