The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 25 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.70% 1.46% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 10.29% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £205 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +47.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 47 68 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 16.55% 14.23% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 18
Median daily rate £150 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.43 £13.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.99% +16.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £36.62
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 Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Warwickshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Warwickshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +5 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware