Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 44 40
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.50% 2.94% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 16.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 11
Kent median daily rate £175 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.31% -1.54% -10.34%
10th Percentile £163 £187 £180
90th Percentile £188 £366 £343
South East median daily rate £383 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +10.87% +6.15% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £12.50 -
South East median hourly rate £16.05 £17.48 £26.75
% change year-on-year -8.18% -34.65% +52.86%

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 95 100 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.69% 18.38% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 73 58
Kent median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £119 £110 £135
90th Percentile £575 £452 £408
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Kent median hourly rate £13.85 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -34.21% -2.56%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.25 £15.37
90th Percentile £22.60 £13.75 £21.95
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.53%

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 11 December 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 - 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware