Period
to 13 October 2019

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 6 months to 13 October 2019 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
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 43 46
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.65% 1.45% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.59% 8.79% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Warwickshire median daily rate £320 £225 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.22% +4.65% +28.36%
10th Percentile £306 £183 £208
90th Percentile £411 £278 £333
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £290 £315
% change year-on-year +3.45% -7.94% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.22% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.25 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +20.27% +19.35% +3.33%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 73 91 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 17.18% 16.46% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 64
Warwickshire median daily rate £320 £440 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +40.80% -10.71%
10th Percentile £133 £125 £122
90th Percentile £580 £538 £490
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 9
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.85 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.21% -50.47% +146.15%
10th Percentile £13.53 £15.82 £12.65
90th Percentile £16.78 £20.35 £34.37
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.37
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.37% +2.66%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 13 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +4 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 £300 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (14.29%) Due Diligence
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
6 1 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server

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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware