Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.61% 2.75% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 17.39% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Luton median daily rate - £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -14.71%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 £275 £350
% change year-on-year -52.73% -21.43% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -62.16%

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 Luton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44 46 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 13.46% 15.81% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 31
Luton median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £137 £122 £113
90th Percentile £500 £590 £425
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Luton median hourly rate £50.78 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +262.71% -9.68% +34.78%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year +78.57% -54.51% +136.75%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Luton

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 Luton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec