The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 30 March 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.40% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +7.20% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 28 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.00% 17.61% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £156 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (40.00%) JSP 440
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) System Design Authority
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat