Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 17 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 50 38
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.61% 2.05% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.48% 11.70% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 8
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £265 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.49% +6.00% -25.37%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £229
90th Percentile £300 £405 £340
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £250 £250
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Leicestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £11.22 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.50% -25.23% -37.50%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £18.69 £15.25
% change year-on-year -18.39% +22.54% -33.70%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 168 94 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 29.79% 17.54% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 50 41
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £186 £80 £108
90th Percentile £438 £417 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £347
% change year-on-year -13.33% +8.07% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 21
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% +12.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £18.88 £16.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Leicester +13 24 £288 -23.33%
Loughborough - 1 £275 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server
3 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
4 21 (80.77%) DNS
5 20 (76.92%) LDAP
5 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (73.08%) IPsec
6 19 (73.08%) Kerberos
6 19 (73.08%) TCP/IP
6 19 (73.08%) PKI
6 19 (73.08%) PowerShell
6 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
6 19 (73.08%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (42.31%) Incident Management
8 11 (42.31%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) MCSE
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.54%) Project Management
10 3 (11.54%) Service Management
10 3 (11.54%) Presales
10 3 (11.54%) Line Management
10 3 (11.54%) Office 365
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) DNS
2 20 (76.92%) LDAP
3 19 (73.08%) IPsec
3 19 (73.08%) Kerberos
3 19 (73.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (19.23%) Internet
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) SMS
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
1 19 (73.08%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Server Virtualisation
2 11 (42.31%) Incident Management
2 11 (42.31%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) Presales
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCSE
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) VMware