Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 13 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 43 43
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.94% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.81% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 11
Lancashire median daily rate - £140 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -60.00% +61.85%
North West median daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -6.15% - +28.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Lancashire median hourly rate - £41.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.65% +45.76%
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year -30.00% +1.73% +19.73%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 167 155 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.79% 33.41% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 114 95
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.61% +15.33% -
10th Percentile £312 £306 £218
90th Percentile £713 £611 £511
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 11
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.59% +16.44% -1.35%
10th Percentile £9.95 £36.91 £11.65
90th Percentile £21.30 £44.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +16.20% -7.18%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Lancashire