Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 89 72
Rank change year-on-year +47 -17 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 68 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.19% 1.54% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.99% 7.22% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £380 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +48.15% -25.77%
10th Percentile £210 £314 £189
90th Percentile £500 £509 £508
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £397 £325
% change year-on-year -4.91% +22.15% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £23.20 - £10.50
90th Percentile £33.68 - £11.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.50 - £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 358 374 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 27.35% 21.31% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 125 135
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £184 £200 £200
90th Percentile £499 £500 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £360 £388
% change year-on-year +4.17% -7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.85% +22.41% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.59 £11.45
90th Percentile £22.25 £21.00 £16.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +20.00% -

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 21 November 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

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 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (73.53%) Security Cleared
3 44 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (61.76%) ITIL
4 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
5 38 (55.88%) Windows Server
6 34 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 32 (47.06%) VMware
8 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
9 28 (41.18%) DV Cleared
10 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (38.24%) ITIL V3
12 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (35.29%) Service Management
14 23 (33.82%) Citrix
14 23 (33.82%) SQL
15 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
16 20 (29.41%) ITSM
17 19 (27.94%) Change Management
17 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (23.53%) Linux
18 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
19 15 (22.06%) NetApp
19 15 (22.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (22.06%) Problem-Solving
20 14 (20.59%) SCCM
20 14 (20.59%) HP
21 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
21 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Office
21 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2007

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 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
3 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (14.71%) IIS
5 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.47%) CMS
8 1 (1.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.35%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (7.35%) IaaS
4 3 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) SAN
2 5 (7.35%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) DHCP
3 4 (5.88%) DNS
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) VPN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) Broadband
5 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.94%) NAS
5 2 (2.94%) Skype
5 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Service Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (7.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Support Specialist
5 5 (7.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) CRM Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.94%) ADSI
3 2 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (55.88%) Windows Server
4 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (23.53%) Linux
6 11 (16.18%) Unix
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) ITIL
2 26 (38.24%) ITIL V3
3 24 (35.29%) Service Management
4 20 (29.41%) ITSM
5 19 (27.94%) Change Management
6 15 (22.06%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (17.65%) CRM
8 8 (11.76%) Critical Thinking
8 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.82%) Patch Management
9 6 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (7.35%) Application Packaging
10 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (7.35%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.94%) High Availability
12 2 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (73.53%) Security Cleared
2 34 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 28 (41.18%) DV Cleared
4 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (22.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (14.71%) MCSE
7 9 (13.24%) MCITP
8 7 (10.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (10.29%) MCDBA
9 6 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (7.35%) MCP
10 5 (7.35%) MCSA
11 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (4.41%) CCNA
12 3 (4.41%) CCNP
12 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (4.41%) Degree
13 2 (2.94%) CCA
14 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (16.18%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.41%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.41%) UAG
7 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.94%) vSphere
7 2 (2.94%) XenApp
7 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) SCCM
2 10 (14.71%) OVSD
3 5 (7.35%) SCOM
3 5 (7.35%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.94%) Control-M
5 2 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.47%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) VMware
2 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 23 (33.82%) Citrix
4 15 (22.06%) NetApp
5 14 (20.59%) HP
6 10 (14.71%) McAfee
7 6 (8.82%) F5
7 6 (8.82%) webMethods
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco
9 3 (4.41%) Forcepoint
9 3 (4.41%) Remedy
10 2 (2.94%) CA
10 2 (2.94%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.94%) Intel
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle
11 1 (1.47%) Kofax
11 1 (1.47%) Meridio
11 1 (1.47%) OpenText