Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 34 72
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.39% 4.99% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 19.10% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 30
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £375 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.03% +13.26%
10th Percentile £307 £210 £310
90th Percentile £419 £500 £502
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 170 288 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.94% 26.11% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 156 160
Milton Keynes median daily rate £381 £375 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -5.54% +3.12%
10th Percentile £161 £160 £199
90th Percentile £523 £500 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 21
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -12.87% +16.67%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.06 £13.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £38.63 £25.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +16.67%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) Change Management
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Citrix
6 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
6 8 (47.06%) IIS
6 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
7 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (41.18%) Office 365
7 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 6 (35.29%) .NET
8 6 (35.29%) CRM
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (29.41%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (29.41%) Azure
9 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification

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 (47.06%) IIS
1 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Azure
3 3 (17.65%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (17.65%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (17.65%) Power BI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Change Management
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
4 6 (35.29%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.88%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCITP
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) CCA
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
6 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
6 1 (5.88%) MCSA
6 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.88%) UAG
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.88%) Ivanti
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec