Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 41 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.69% 4.28% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 20.91% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 8
Kent median daily rate £325 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.17% -13.10%
10th Percentile £313 £215 £289
90th Percentile £338 £388 £351
South East median daily rate £412 £343 £330
% change year-on-year +20.12% +3.94% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £19.33 £19.00
% change year-on-year -16.71% +1.74% +2.70%

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 111 110 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.64% 20.48% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 79 74
Kent median daily rate £325 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -2.17% -1.43%
10th Percentile £154 £129 £160
90th Percentile £575 £454 £498
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Kent median hourly rate £17.38 £13.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.65% -35.80% +26.56%
10th Percentile £11.18 £8.19 £15.14
90th Percentile £53.88 £13.00 £35.38
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% - -

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 22 September 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £325 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) Wyse
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Wyse