The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Telford 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 27 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
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 46 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 1.31% 2.03% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 6.32% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £488 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year -16.66% +12.87%  

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 Telford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Telford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 70 95 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 45.75% 32.09% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 5
Median daily rate £525 £460 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% +36.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 Telford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Telford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Telford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) VB
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) MySQL
6 4 (30.77%) VB6
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) SCOM
7 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
7 3 (23.08%) SSH
7 3 (23.08%) ODBC
7 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Replication
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Webmin

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SSH
2 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) DBA
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ODBC
3 1 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) CentOS
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
1 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 2 (15.38%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VB
1 4 (30.77%) VB6
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) UAG
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
1 3 (23.08%) Webmin
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat