Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 20 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 > Solihull
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 35 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 1.58% 2.28% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.12% 15.38% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Solihull median daily rate £400 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -44.44% +125.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.87
% change year-on-year -5.13% +15.59% -15.65%

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 Solihull with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 25.79% 14.83% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Solihull median daily rate £360 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +8.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £100 £171 £261
90th Percentile £427 £514 £458
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -8.75% +21.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
10th Percentile £11.00 - £9.75
90th Percentile £34.40 - £11.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% -3.33%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Solihull

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec