Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 > Lincolnshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 4.76% 2.42% 6.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.94% 7.32% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Lincolnshire median daily rate £200 - £190
10th Percentile £175 - £166
90th Percentile £231 - £230
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £250 £250
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Lincolnshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% -27.08%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £19.88 £15.25
% change year-on-year -23.27% +30.33% -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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 64 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 43.54% 33.06% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 8
Lincolnshire median daily rate £300 £400 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +92.77% -17.00%
10th Percentile £172 £325 £159
90th Percentile £385 £715 £289
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.94% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 5
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.88 £10.45
90th Percentile £25.05 £26.88 £24.55
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 Lincolnshire

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

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

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Immingham - 2 £213 -
Lincoln +1 1 £180 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) arcserve
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Intel
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) arcserve
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco