Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 35 67
Rank change year-on-year -15 +32 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 52 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.93% 5.02% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.02% 20.16% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 44 31
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £378 £210 £311
90th Percentile £408 £490 £506
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 162 258 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.11% 24.90% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 148 165
Median daily rate £398 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -2.60% -9.41%
10th Percentile £166 £159 £185
90th Percentile £500 £500 £514
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £358 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -4.67% +1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 23
Median hourly rate £16.38 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -8.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £14.43 £13.54 £13.20
90th Percentile £18.00 £38.25 £24.20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% -9.71% +8.70%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL
4 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
5 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
5 9 (69.23%) SLA
5 9 (69.23%) Remedy
6 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
7 7 (53.85%) Public Sector
8 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
8 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
8 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
8 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
8 6 (46.15%) Change Management
9 5 (38.46%) VMware
9 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
9 5 (38.46%) BladeLogic
9 5 (38.46%) Windows Vista
9 5 (38.46%) WSUS
9 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
9 5 (38.46%) SCCM
9 5 (38.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (38.46%) HP
9 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (38.46%) MCSA
9 5 (38.46%) SQL

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 4 (30.77%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 7 (53.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory Support
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Support
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Deployment Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Vista
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Security Patching
4 4 (30.77%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB
3 4 (30.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) MCSA
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) UAG
5 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) BladeLogic
1 5 (38.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
1 5 (38.46%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Remedy
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Computacenter
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec