The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.86% - 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £283 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 31.43% 9.52% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £158 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) SecurID
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) PC Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) SecurID
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell