The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tunbridge Wells 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 26 April 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
Kent / Tunbridge Wells
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 8.00% 2.53% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 10.53% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £295 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £313
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.25% +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 Tunbridge Wells with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tunbridge Wells
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 19 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tunbridge Wells 52.00% 24.05% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
Median daily rate £310 £328 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +101.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Tunbridge Wells

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 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 Tunbridge Wells

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Tunbridge Wells region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware