Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 75 52
Rank change year-on-year -16 -23 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.14% 2.68% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.73% 11.76% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 36
Oxfordshire median daily rate £263 £325 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +41.30% +6.98%
10th Percentile £137 £154 £183
90th Percentile £400 £438 £431
South East median daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% +11.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £77.65 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.25% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22.27 £20.00 £19.40
90th Percentile £145.03 £20.00 £123.50
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £26.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -24.38% +46.48% +1.43%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 296 289 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.07% 22.74% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 193 219
Oxfordshire median daily rate £405 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £143 £128 £149
90th Percentile £601 £508 £470
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 48
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +3.17% +11.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £131.55 £36.93 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +17.63%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Abingdon +2 3 £151 -26.59% 2
Banbury 0 3 £400 +1.59%
Witney -3 2 £140 -
Oxford -15 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) Office 365
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
8 3 (21.43%) Storage Virtualisation
8 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) NetApp
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
8 3 (21.43%) Network Design

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) ADSL
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) PBX
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) SMS
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) Android
7 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
1 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
1 3 (21.43%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
2 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Sophos
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat