The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 29 June 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
East of England > Suffolk
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 1.54% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.09% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Suffolk median daily rate - £398 £169
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +135.55%  
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £200
% change year-on-year +7.14% +75.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -60.00% +128.57%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 44 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 10.24% 16.92% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 90 66
Suffolk median daily rate £190 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.66% -4.76%  
10th Percentile £150 £154 £153
90th Percentile £439 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -13.15%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) VMware