Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 54 71
Rank change year-on-year -31 +17 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.90% 2.31% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.80% 11.03% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 19
Reading median daily rate £263 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £256 £136 £125
90th Percentile £475 £485 £483
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +23.08% -6.47% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Reading median hourly rate £43.00 £19.00 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.32% -56.10% +147.31%
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +52.63% -56.10% +133.95%

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 271 263 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.66% 20.94% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 139 167
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £140 £210 £217
90th Percentile £550 £544 £560
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 15
Reading median hourly rate £24.75 £15.75 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -26.16% -1.02%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £10.95
90th Percentile £39.60 £44.88 £50.70
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.88 £12.50
% change year-on-year +22.52% +11.00% -42.00%

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 23 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
7 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 3 (23.08%) HP
9 3 (23.08%) Toad
9 3 (23.08%) DNS
9 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (23.08%) McAfee
9 3 (23.08%) Windows NT
9 3 (23.08%) DHCP
9 3 (23.08%) Oracle
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 3 (23.08%) Firewall
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
9 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) vSphere
9 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 3 (23.08%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (15.38%) Lumension

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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.69%) Datadog
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Toad
2 2 (15.38%) MSI
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
3 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
1 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows NT
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Packer
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) McAfee
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Ivanti
4 2 (15.38%) Lumension
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) MKS
5 1 (7.69%) New Relic
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk