The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 22 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.52% - 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% - 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 27 12 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 20.45% 10.17% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
Median daily rate £255 £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -14.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) Acronis
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Acronis
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) VMware