Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 75 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.14% 2.40% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 10.23% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £415 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -17.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £323 £321 £363
90th Percentile £489 £505 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £414 £488
% change year-on-year +8.70% -15.08% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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 237 352 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.57% 23.50% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 146 147
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £153 £185 £214
90th Percentile £527 £503 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 34
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.43 £10.88
90th Percentile £38.00 £19.73 £19.26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.05 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% -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 August 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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (50.00%) Change Management
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (41.67%) MCP
7 5 (41.67%) IIS
7 5 (41.67%) Public Sector
7 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (33.33%) SaaS
8 4 (33.33%) PaaS
8 4 (33.33%) MariaDB
8 4 (33.33%) DevOps
8 4 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (33.33%) MySQL
8 4 (33.33%) MCDBA
8 4 (33.33%) CRM
8 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (25.00%) ITSM
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (25.00%) MCSA

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 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (41.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Database Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) ITSM
5 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (25.00%) Service Design
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Data Management
7 1 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) MCP
4 4 (33.33%) MCDBA
5 3 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) MCITP
7 1 (8.33%) MCTS
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (8.33%) OneLogin
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) VMware