The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 1.64% 5.45% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 33.33% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
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 Stevenage with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 24.59% 16.36% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 £37.75 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.38% +154.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) PLM
3 1 (33.33%) PTC
3 1 (33.33%) Windchill
3 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) PLM
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PTC
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) VMware