Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.05% 1.79% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.79% 7.84% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 11
Swindon median daily rate £325 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +53.85% +1.96%
10th Percentile £306 £425 £205
90th Percentile £415 £550 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -27.78% +38.46% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.50

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 Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 139 153 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.96% 22.80% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 112 76
Swindon median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £133 £186 £181
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 22
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -68.29% +95.24% -7.45%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Swindon over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
4 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (66.67%) Office 365
6 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) Migration
7 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (26.67%) Dell KACE
9 4 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (26.67%) WSUS
9 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 4 (26.67%) Citrix
9 4 (26.67%) NetApp
9 4 (26.67%) SQL
9 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (26.67%) Nagios
9 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (26.67%) McAfee
10 3 (20.00%) Firewall
11 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
12 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (6.67%) Skype

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Migration Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Office 365 Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Email Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Email Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
1 4 (26.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Dell KACE
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Micro Focus
3 1 (6.67%) Novell
3 1 (6.67%) Trustwave
3 1 (6.67%) VMware