The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 16 16 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.15% 3.61% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 23.08% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £324 - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 13 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 31.18% 15.66% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 8
Median daily rate £300 £288 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +176.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -32.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Peterborough over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
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