Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 69 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.71% 2.17% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.53% 11.76% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 34
Reading median daily rate £330 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.38% -8.77%
10th Percentile £166 £124 £200
90th Percentile £512 £486 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £311 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -9.78% +6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Reading median hourly rate £17.48 £43.28 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.61% +96.73% +25.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.51 £17.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £26.40
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £43.28 £19.50
% change year-on-year -59.61% +121.95% +11.43%

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 258 272 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.11% 18.48% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 150 295
Reading median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% -3.81% +14.29%
10th Percentile £191 £197 £218
90th Percentile £550 £539 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 63
Reading median hourly rate £14.75 £37.10 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% +20.05% +81.76%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.00 £15.05
90th Percentile £42.78 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £17.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.73% -24.18% +32.08%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Reading over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Reading over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (36.36%) IIS
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
8 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (18.18%) Server Building
10 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
10 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (18.18%) Network Security
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) LAN
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
11 3 (13.64%) DHCP
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) Internet
4 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
4 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
5 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) FTP
6 1 (4.55%) HTTP
6 1 (4.55%) Junos
6 1 (4.55%) OpenVPN
6 1 (4.55%) Quagga
6 1 (4.55%) Skype
6 1 (4.55%) SMTP
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Build Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) C Developer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Derivative
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.09%) Debian
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) SUSE
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Server Building
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Disruptive Innovation
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Information Management
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Microservices
3 2 (9.09%) Post-Production
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.55%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) C-shell
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (13.64%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.55%) Openswan
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) WSO2
5 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Arista
5 1 (4.55%) Borland
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Lumension
5 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Vyatta