Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 83 52
Rank change year-on-year +54 -31 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 76 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.53% 1.82% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.31% 8.01% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 21
Milton Keynes median daily rate £390 £414 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +19.14% -7.33%
10th Percentile £210 £318 £315
90th Percentile £500 £505 £369
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £414 £346
% change year-on-year -5.80% +19.57% -7.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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 326 387 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.01% 22.71% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 139 149
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £394 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% -2.72% +4.85%
10th Percentile £160 £164 £263
90th Percentile £500 £503 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year - -1.96% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.27 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.44% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.05 £8.83
90th Percentile £31.13 £21.00 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +20.00% -5.84%

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 16 January 2019.

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

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (76.32%) Security Cleared
3 49 (64.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 47 (61.84%) Windows Server
6 44 (57.89%) ITIL
7 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
8 38 (50.00%) VMware
9 37 (48.68%) SC Cleared
10 36 (47.37%) DV Cleared
11 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (36.84%) ITIL V3
13 27 (35.53%) Service Management
14 26 (34.21%) SQL
15 25 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
16 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (30.26%) ITSM
18 22 (28.95%) Citrix
19 20 (26.32%) Office 365
20 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
21 18 (23.68%) Change Management
22 17 (22.37%) HP
23 16 (21.05%) Linux
23 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
23 16 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
24 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
24 15 (19.74%) CRM
24 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
24 15 (19.74%) NetApp

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 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
5 10 (13.16%) IIS
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.32%) CMS
9 1 (1.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Office 365
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.58%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (6.58%) IaaS
4 4 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) SAN
2 4 (5.26%) DHCP
2 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) Broadband
4 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.63%) NAS
4 2 (2.63%) Skype
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Service Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Support Specialist
7 5 (6.58%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.63%) ADSI
3 2 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (64.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (61.84%) Windows Server
4 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (21.05%) Linux
6 11 (14.47%) Unix
7 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) ITIL
2 28 (36.84%) ITIL V3
3 27 (35.53%) Service Management
4 23 (30.26%) ITSM
5 18 (23.68%) Change Management
6 16 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (19.74%) CRM
8 8 (10.53%) Critical Thinking
8 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 8 (10.53%) Presales
9 6 (7.89%) Patch Management
9 6 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (6.58%) Application Packaging
10 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (6.58%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.63%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.58%) C#
3 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (76.32%) Security Cleared
2 37 (48.68%) SC Cleared
3 36 (47.37%) DV Cleared
4 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (19.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (13.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (13.16%) MCSE
7 9 (11.84%) MCITP
8 7 (9.21%) MCDBA
9 6 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (6.58%) MCP
11 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (5.26%) MCSA
12 3 (3.95%) CCNA
12 3 (3.95%) CCNP
12 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (3.95%) Degree
13 2 (2.63%) CCA
14 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 25 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (14.47%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.95%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.95%) UAG
7 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.63%) vSphere
7 2 (2.63%) XenApp
7 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) OVSD
1 13 (17.11%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) SCOM
2 5 (6.58%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.95%) WSUS
4 2 (2.63%) Control-M
4 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.32%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
2 38 (50.00%) VMware
3 22 (28.95%) Citrix
4 17 (22.37%) HP
5 15 (19.74%) NetApp
6 9 (11.84%) McAfee
7 7 (9.21%) webMethods
8 6 (7.89%) F5
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco
9 3 (3.95%) Forcepoint
9 3 (3.95%) Remedy
10 2 (2.63%) CA
10 2 (2.63%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.63%) Intel
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle
11 1 (1.32%) Kofax
11 1 (1.32%) Meridio
11 1 (1.32%) OpenText