Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 17 November 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 57 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.26% 2.93% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 10.09% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 0
Shropshire median daily rate - £330 -
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £300 £284
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.73% -5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - £21.47 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.13% +18.18% -17.50%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 146 228 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 37.44% 29.01% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 87 30
Shropshire median daily rate £525 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.51% +3.75% +60.00%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £277
90th Percentile £628 £500 £504
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £335
% change year-on-year -8.75% +19.40% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - £16.04 £16.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.08% -19.86%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year +3.57% -1.41% -5.33%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Telford -2 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware