The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 24 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
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.29% 0.92% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 3.57% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.75%  

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 Warrington with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30 84 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 22.90% 25.69% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 21
Median daily rate £369 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Warrington

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

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) PSTN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) BYOD
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Samsung