Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 19 June 2018 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 62 78
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.15% 2.89% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.22% 10.12% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £314 £293 £238
90th Percentile £505 £535 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £354 £325
% change year-on-year +7.42% +8.85% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £11.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 358 415 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.32% 28.56% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 172 111
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £191 £271 £228
90th Percentile £523 £538 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £17.40 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +20.00% -9.38%
10th Percentile £11.23 £9.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.70 £19.93
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +20.00% -4.76%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) ITIL
3 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
6 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (60.61%) VMware
7 20 (60.61%) ITIL V3
8 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (51.52%) Change Management
9 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
10 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
11 15 (45.45%) Citrix
11 15 (45.45%) DV Cleared
11 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
12 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (39.39%) Cisco
13 13 (39.39%) MCSE
14 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (33.33%) Linux
15 11 (33.33%) SLA
15 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (30.30%) Service Management
16 10 (30.30%) NetApp
17 9 (27.27%) Firewall
17 9 (27.27%) MCSA
17 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
17 9 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
17 9 (27.27%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Support Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Support
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (12.12%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) ITIL
2 20 (60.61%) ITIL V3
3 17 (51.52%) Change Management
4 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (30.30%) Service Management
6 9 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (21.21%) ITSM
7 7 (21.21%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
10 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
10 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
11 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
11 3 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
4 15 (45.45%) DV Cleared
5 13 (39.39%) MCSE
6 9 (27.27%) MCSA
7 6 (18.18%) MCP
7 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (9.09%) CCNA
8 3 (9.09%) CCNP
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (6.06%) CCA
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
2 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (18.18%) XenApp
5 4 (12.12%) NFS
5 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (9.09%) ISA Server
6 3 (9.09%) UAG
7 1 (3.03%) vCloud
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) OVSD
3 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.12%) SCSM
4 3 (9.09%) SCOM
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) VMware
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Citrix
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco
5 10 (30.30%) NetApp
6 7 (21.21%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) McAfee
6 7 (21.21%) Symantec
7 5 (15.15%) Forcepoint
8 4 (12.12%) arcserve
8 4 (12.12%) Remedy
8 4 (12.12%) Veeam
9 2 (6.06%) Computacenter
9 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
10 1 (3.03%) F5
10 1 (3.03%) PlateSpin