Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 75 63
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 18 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.55% 1.42% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 6.08% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 32
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £270 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -25.77% +58.15%
10th Percentile £314 £189 £216
90th Percentile £509 £508 £410
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £397 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +22.15% -9.72% +73.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £11.00 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.05% +19.14%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £11.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year - -30.64% +0.70%

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 369 296 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.15% 23.36% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 135 167
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £220
90th Percentile £500 £525 £534
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -4.52% +3.33% +16.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.41% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.59 £11.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £16.24 £21.13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
4 20 (74.07%) ITIL
5 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
7 16 (59.26%) VMware
8 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
9 14 (51.85%) Linux
10 13 (48.15%) MCSE
10 13 (48.15%) SQL
10 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
10 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (48.15%) Hyper-V
10 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
12 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (37.04%) Citrix
12 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
12 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
12 10 (37.04%) ITIL V3
12 10 (37.04%) Office 365
13 9 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (33.33%) HP
13 9 (33.33%) Change Management
14 8 (29.63%) Service Management
14 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
14 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
14 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008

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 (29.63%) MS Exchange
1 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) IIS
3 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
6 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
2 2 (7.41%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) ADSL
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (37.04%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Support Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (14.81%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Communications Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Service Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (18.52%) PKI
4 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (51.85%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Unix
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Android
7 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL V3
4 9 (33.33%) Change Management
5 8 (29.63%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (29.63%) Service Management
6 6 (22.22%) CRM
6 6 (22.22%) ITSM
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Presales
7 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Service Design
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) MCSE
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) MCP
6 5 (18.52%) MCSA
7 2 (7.41%) GSAE
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) Hyper-V
2 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (7.41%) OpenView
4 2 (7.41%) OVSD
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.70%) Ansible
5 1 (3.70%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.70%) Unicenter
5 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Symantec
5 6 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) NetApp
8 2 (7.41%) F5
9 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.70%) Apple
9 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (3.70%) CA
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (3.70%) Lotus
9 1 (3.70%) Nimsoft
9 1 (3.70%) Red Hat