Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 November 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 69 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.76% 1.85% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.06% 11.46% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £288 £415 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.72% +53.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £165 £342 £155
90th Percentile £448 £450 £478
East Midlands median daily rate £280 £250 £250
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £13.10 £17.57 £11.55
90th Percentile £23.30 £20.57 £21.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £18.69 £15.25
% change year-on-year -18.39% +22.54% -33.70%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 211 157 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 21.87% 16.10% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 85 86
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.46% +6.27%
10th Percentile £195 £313 £214
90th Percentile £560 £515 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.94% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 34
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.05 £10.15
90th Percentile £25.00 £20.57 £30.93
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +2 17 £288 -22.82% 2
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
4 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
5 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
6 10 (58.82%) Citrix
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
8 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
8 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) WAN
9 6 (35.29%) SAN
9 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
9 6 (35.29%) SCCM
10 5 (29.41%) VLAN
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) Office 365
11 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
11 4 (23.53%) AirWatch
11 4 (23.53%) DNS
11 4 (23.53%) Cisco
11 4 (23.53%) CCNA
11 4 (23.53%) DHCP
11 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
11 4 (23.53%) ITIL
11 4 (23.53%) MCSA

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) VLAN
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) NAS
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Technician
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Server Patching
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Microservices
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) AirWatch
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds