Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 77 43
Rank change year-on-year -17 -34 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 18 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.57% 1.29% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 6.04% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 39
Hertfordshire median daily rate £260 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -31.25% +29.03%
10th Percentile £160 £155 £263
90th Percentile £416 £460 £438
East of England median daily rate £285 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -18.57% +7.69% +30.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.68% -39.68%
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -21.21% -42.61% +12.75%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 336 298 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.17% 21.36% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 156 202
Hertfordshire median daily rate £373 £368 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +9.29% -3.93%
10th Percentile £120 £169 £120
90th Percentile £550 £522 £488
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 19 48
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £20.00 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £19.64 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +19.02% -2.94% +3.03%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Watford -13 4 £238 -5.94% 1
Stevenage -12 1 £260 -43.48%
Letchworth - 1 £160 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £500 -
Hatfield - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) MCSA
5 3 (33.33%) Replication
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) LDAP
7 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) Remedy
7 1 (11.11%) X.500
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) X.500
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) PTC
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy