Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 98 76
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.21% 1.37% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.04% 5.85% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £500 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +85.19% -20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £364 £181
90th Percentile £481 £550 £519
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £487 £325
% change year-on-year -14.83% +49.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £23.05 - £10.50
90th Percentile £24.75 - £11.90
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 354 393 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.43% 23.42% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 133 127
Milton Keynes median daily rate £378 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% -3.13% +11.11%
10th Percentile £196 £213 £197
90th Percentile £488 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £375 £387
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.10% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +28.57% -9.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £11.30
90th Percentile £19.43 £19.50 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -6.25%

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 23 September 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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 21 (65.63%) ITIL
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
6 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (50.00%) VMware
8 15 (46.88%) ITIL V3
8 15 (46.88%) Citrix
9 14 (43.75%) Change Management
9 14 (43.75%) Linux
9 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
10 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
10 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
11 12 (37.50%) Service Management
12 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
12 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
13 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (28.13%) Office 365
13 9 (28.13%) MCITP
13 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
13 9 (28.13%) Unix
13 9 (28.13%) NetApp
13 9 (28.13%) SQL
14 8 (25.00%) ITSM
14 8 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
15 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (21.88%) MCSE

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 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Broadband
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) Skype
1 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 5 (15.63%) Applications Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Support Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) CRM Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) ADSI
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (43.75%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 9 (28.13%) Unix
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
9 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) ITIL V3
3 14 (43.75%) Change Management
4 12 (37.50%) Service Management
5 8 (25.00%) ITSM
5 8 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (15.63%) CRM
6 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (6.25%) Availability Management
9 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.25%) High Availability
9 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.25%) Presales
9 2 (6.25%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) MCITP
6 7 (21.88%) MCDBA
6 7 (21.88%) MCSE
7 6 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (12.50%) MCP
10 2 (6.25%) CCA
10 2 (6.25%) Degree
10 2 (6.25%) MCSA
11 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) NFS
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.25%) Control-M
1 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
1 2 (6.25%) OVSD
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCSM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Citrix
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) NetApp
5 5 (15.63%) F5
6 4 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) McAfee
7 2 (6.25%) arcserve
7 2 (6.25%) CA
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Intel
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) Veeam