Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +40 +8 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 4 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.06% 0.55% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 2.14% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 21
Median daily rate £230 £280 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% -34.81% +71.80%
10th Percentile £225 £280 £163
90th Percentile £235 £280 £625
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £397
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.43% +13.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.40 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.84% +46.12%
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £13.50 £16.80
% change year-on-year +112.96% -19.64% -9.53%

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 22 187 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.70% 25.55% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 125 202
Median daily rate £325 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £128 £143 £148
90th Percentile £466 £568 £580
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -3.03% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 30
Median hourly rate £21.93 £22.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.38% +31.03% +12.90%
10th Percentile £21.00 £17.48 £13.77
90th Percentile £23.67 £112.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £18.80
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.89% +13.91%

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 14 August 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
Oxford +34 1 £230 -
Bicester - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

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 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
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%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter
1 1 (50.00%) VMware