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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 18 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.92% - 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% - 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £225 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £310 £310
% change year-on-year +8.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21 35 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 15.33% 22.29% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 11
Median daily rate £225 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £135 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £410 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £175 -
Cannock - 2 £263 - 1
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) NHS
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Support
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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