The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 3 months to 22 June 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 / Lincolnshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire - 2.08% 9.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.88% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -2.10% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +15.27%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 17 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 52.24% 35.42% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +91.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £900 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -38.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincolnshire citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Lincolnshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Lincolnshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware