Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 15 December 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 > Slough
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.73% 5.96% 5.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 21.25% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 15
Slough median daily rate £400 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £393 £287 £177
90th Percentile £424 £450 £369
Berkshire median daily rate £294 £311 £345
% change year-on-year -5.62% -9.78% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 - £19.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.48 £43.28
% change year-on-year -14.19% -59.61% +121.95%

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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.21% 28.07% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 48
Slough median daily rate £398 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.66% +11.45% -4.34%
10th Percentile £183 £200 £172
90th Percentile £534 £588 £441
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 - £17.00
10th Percentile £12.45 - £14.90
90th Percentile £20.00 - £19.10
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year +40.00% -26.73% -22.54%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Slough

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Squid
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior VMWare Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) Squid
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft