Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.75% 2.46% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 11.11% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 17
Kent median daily rate £325 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £211 £177 £293
90th Percentile £374 £339 £463
South East median daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +10.77% -3.70% +12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £26.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -24.38% +46.48% +1.43%

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 105 108 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.66% 22.13% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 66
Kent median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £130 £133 £148
90th Percentile £447 £421 £494
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 16
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.47% -2.53% +33.90%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Maidstone - 9 £320 -
West Malling - 2 £338 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (70.00%) VMware
5 12 (60.00%) Security Patching
6 11 (55.00%) Banking
7 9 (45.00%) Symantec
7 9 (45.00%) NetBackup
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (35.00%) Online Banking
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (15.00%) HP
10 3 (15.00%) SAN
11 2 (10.00%) Meraki
11 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
11 2 (10.00%) Hitachi
11 2 (10.00%) Unix
11 2 (10.00%) SQL
11 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (10.00%) Finance
11 2 (10.00%) Advertising
11 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
11 2 (10.00%) Bankmaster

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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Administrator
1 11 (55.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) NetBackup Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Operator
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Hardware Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Security Patching
2 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Hitachi
4 2 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft