Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.17% 1.65% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 14.00% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £315 £373 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.44% +24.17% +87.50%
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £300 £284
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.73% -5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £31.75 - £17.24
10th Percentile £19.53 - £16.26
90th Percentile £46.98 - £18.84
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.28% 11.82% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -14.29% +10.24%
10th Percentile £205 £105 £287
90th Percentile £436 £433 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.52% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 18
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.82% +3.77%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.70 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.35 £28.50 £18.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 - - 1
Stafford +2 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 1 (33.33%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) HDInsight
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (33.33%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) HDInsight
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Server Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft