Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 46 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.32% 0.84% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 5.19% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Suffolk median daily rate £120 £266 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.93% -31.29% +93.75%
10th Percentile £115 £180 £248
90th Percentile £125 £371 £471
East of England median daily rate £285 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -18.57% +7.69% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -13.33% -47.83% +13.86%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44 77 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 13.88% 16.24% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 47
Suffolk median daily rate £313 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £130 £198 £191
90th Percentile £551 £538 £527
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% +6.06%

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

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 6 months to 22 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
Ipswich +4 1 £120 -37.66%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft