Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 21 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 40 61
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.30% 4.40% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.15% 23.66% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 6
Kent median daily rate £230 £320 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.13% +8.94% -26.56%
10th Percentile £133 £177 £176
90th Percentile £250 £471 £519
South East median daily rate £375 £330 £320
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.13% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £12.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year -20.00% +49.66% -8.13%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 136 93 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.28% 18.60% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 71
Kent median daily rate £331 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% -12.00% +13.21%
10th Percentile £138 £143 £181
90th Percentile £436 £480 £505
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Kent median hourly rate £12.50 £16.73 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.26% -8.36% -18.89%
10th Percentile £10.45 £13.79 £13.49
90th Percentile £17.75 £19.50 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 21 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
Canterbury -3 1 - -
Maidstone -17 1 £230 +58.62%
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
6 2 (28.57%) Meraki
6 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (28.57%) Advertising
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Dell
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) NHS
7 1 (14.29%) ZENworks
7 1 (14.29%) McAfee
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (14.29%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Support
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Meraki
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) VMware