The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 19 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 2.04% 0.92% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £313 £308
% change year-on-year +7.60% +1.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 9 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 7.14% 8.26% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 12
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newbury

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Newbury.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newbury

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Newbury.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Google

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Build and Release Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter