The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 26 June 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 37 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.10% 1.59% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 9.09% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.68% +38.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.75%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 97 77 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 26.80% 17.54% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 48
Median daily rate £375 £555 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +52.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £307 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.68% -51.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Nottingham

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) MCP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) iPlanet
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
2 1 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) QMS
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) BEA
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Opsware
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas