Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 20 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 66 61
Rank change year-on-year -16 -5 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.27% 2.68% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 11.88% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 8
Oxford median daily rate - £325 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.17% +23.56%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £263 £325 £230
% change year-on-year -19.23% +41.30% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £77.65 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +288.25% -11.11% +7.14%

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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 170 160 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 23.22% 22.60% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 119 110
Oxford median daily rate £425 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £176 £128 £133
90th Percentile £620 £528 £446
Oxfordshire median daily rate £405 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +1.25% +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 24
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% -37.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £74.66 £20.00 £112.45
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +14.29%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Oxford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware