Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 63 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.22% 2.50% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.92% 7.38% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 7
Essex median daily rate £320 £310 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +77.14% -52.05%
10th Percentile £298 £150 £134
90th Percentile £369 £418 £390
East of England median daily rate £275 £316 £300
% change year-on-year -13.04% +5.42% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Essex median hourly rate - £16.50 £84.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -80.47% +263.25%
East of England median hourly rate - £14.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -58.57% +40.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 157 271 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.84% 33.92% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 153 132
Essex median daily rate £425 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.87% -10.67% -6.83%
10th Percentile £166 £221 £175
90th Percentile £638 £524 £550
East of England median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 62 65
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +96.97% -
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £41.88 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.72% -6.94% +9.09%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Essex over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Witham - 9 £320 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (78.57%) vSphere
4 11 (78.57%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (71.43%) SCCM
5 10 (71.43%) Firewall
5 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 9 (64.29%) HP
6 9 (64.29%) Juniper
6 9 (64.29%) Clearswift
6 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
6 9 (64.29%) VPN
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco
6 9 (64.29%) Huawei
6 9 (64.29%) DFS Replication
6 9 (64.29%) vCenter Server
6 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (57.14%) Skype
7 8 (57.14%) NX-OS
7 8 (57.14%) HSRP
7 8 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (57.14%) Junos
7 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
7 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
7 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
7 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (57.14%) IPsec

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 8 (57.14%) BGP
4 8 (57.14%) DHCP
4 8 (57.14%) DNS
4 8 (57.14%) HSRP
4 8 (57.14%) IPsec
4 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
4 8 (57.14%) Junos
4 8 (57.14%) NX-OS
4 8 (57.14%) OSPF
4 8 (57.14%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) Skype
4 8 (57.14%) SNMP
4 8 (57.14%) SSL
4 8 (57.14%) VRRP
4 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Server Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Wintel Server Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (14.29%) Server Building
1 2 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.14%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) VCAP
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) vSphere
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) DFS Replication
4 8 (57.14%) NFS
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) SCCM
2 9 (64.29%) vCenter Server
3 8 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (14.29%) PowerCLI
4 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Clearswift
3 9 (64.29%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) Huawei
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
4 8 (57.14%) McAfee
4 8 (57.14%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix