The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 28 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Surrey / Staines
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines - - 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £311 £310
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Staines with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 27 38 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 20.77% 46.91% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Median daily rate £375 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +22.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines 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 Staines

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Staines

Windows Server 2008
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 28 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 Staines region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware