Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 72 99
Rank change year-on-year +19 +27 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 4 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.40% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 2.01% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £200 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.52% +65.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £190 £291 £134
90th Percentile £210 £419 £319
South East median daily rate £396 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +5.67% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £79.50
South East median hourly rate £23.88 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +40.44% -6.85% -56.02%

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 120 199 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.95% 24.54% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 144 195
Median daily rate £278 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% -2.60% -6.67%
10th Percentile £114 £137 £143
90th Percentile £525 £538 £625
South East median daily rate £390 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -5.45% +3.13% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 20
Median hourly rate £22.95 £41.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.36% +166.13% -1.59%
10th Percentile £13.10 £17.19 £12.70
90th Percentile £49.30 £47.25 £57.63
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +9.38%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 30 March 2020. 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
Bicester - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Azure

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter
1 1 (50.00%) Veeam
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) VMware