Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 35 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.40% 0.67% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 3.92% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Ipswich median daily rate £120 £193 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.66% -61.50% +150.00%
10th Percentile £115 £168 £450
90th Percentile £125 £215 £550
Suffolk median daily rate £120 £266 £388
% change year-on-year -54.93% -31.29% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 Ipswich with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 11.65% 17.17% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 27
Ipswich median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £114 £198 £215
90th Percentile £559 £543 £570
Suffolk median daily rate £313 £388 £388
% change year-on-year -19.35% - +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Ipswich median hourly rate - £21.88 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +118.75% -16.67%
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Ipswich

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

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft