The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 65 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.25% 2.53% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.84% 13.40% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 41
Median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £286
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Median hourly rate £34.64 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.64% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £17.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £20.19 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
489 485 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.76% 18.86% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 240 234
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 67 28
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £35.40 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell +12 24 £468 - 1
Reading -10 17 £260 -22.09% 1
Newbury -5 2 £308 - 1
Slough +2 1 - - 1
Maidenhead -3 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 76 (69.09%) Active Directory
4 48 (43.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (40.91%) VMware
6 40 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 38 (34.55%) Linux
7 38 (34.55%) Windows 7
8 34 (30.91%) SQL
9 32 (29.09%) ITIL
9 32 (29.09%) Security Cleared
10 30 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 28 (25.45%) MS Exchange
12 26 (23.64%) DNS
12 26 (23.64%) Unix
13 25 (22.73%) HP
13 25 (22.73%) Citrix
14 24 (21.82%) NetBackup
15 23 (20.91%) SLA
16 22 (20.00%) SAN
16 22 (20.00%) Oracle
17 21 (19.09%) DHCP
17 21 (19.09%) Windows XP
17 21 (19.09%) Veritas
18 20 (18.18%) MS Office
19 18 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (15.45%) Problem Management
20 17 (15.45%) EMC
21 16 (14.55%) Incident Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 28 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.91%) IIS
3 10 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.27%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.36%) WebLogic
7 6 (5.45%) iPlanet
8 4 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.82%) Apache
9 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (18.18%) MS Office
2 13 (11.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.91%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.64%) DNS
2 22 (20.00%) SAN
3 21 (19.09%) DHCP
4 15 (13.64%) Firewall
5 10 (9.09%) LAN
5 10 (9.09%) WAN
6 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.45%) BIG-IP
8 5 (4.55%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.64%) Internet
9 4 (3.64%) NAS
10 3 (2.73%) SMTP
10 3 (2.73%) VPN
11 2 (1.82%) FTP
11 2 (1.82%) HTTP
11 2 (1.82%) IPX
11 2 (1.82%) Skype
11 2 (1.82%) SSH
11 2 (1.82%) VoIP
11 2 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) MS Access
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) Big Data
5 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.82%) MySQL
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.91%) DB2
7 1 (0.91%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Ant
3 3 (2.73%) Gradle
3 3 (2.73%) Maven
3 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.91%) Bower
5 1 (0.91%) FxCop
5 1 (0.91%) Grunt
5 1 (0.91%) JSHint
5 1 (0.91%) Moq
5 1 (0.91%) MSI
5 1 (0.91%) NDepend
5 1 (0.91%) NUnit
5 1 (0.91%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.91%) Selenium
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.91%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.91%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (6.36%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Electronics
2 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.82%) Marketing
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (38.18%) Support Engineer
2 27 (24.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (15.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (14.55%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (12.73%) Windows Support Engineer
7 12 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Junior
8 9 (8.18%) Linux Support
8 9 (8.18%) Linux Support Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Junior Linux Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) VMware Support Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Server Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) J2EE
2 5 (4.55%) JSP
3 3 (2.73%) MSMQ
3 3 (2.73%) Web Services
4 2 (1.82%) CSS
4 2 (1.82%) HTML
4 2 (1.82%) LAMP
5 1 (0.91%) .NET
5 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.91%) jQuery
5 1 (0.91%) MAPI
5 1 (0.91%) Middleware
5 1 (0.91%) Node.js
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.91%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Clustering
1 11 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (10.00%) Statistics
2 8 (7.27%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.27%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.91%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.91%) Replication
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 48 (43.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (34.55%) Linux
4 38 (34.55%) Windows 7
5 26 (23.64%) Unix
6 21 (19.09%) Windows XP
7 13 (11.82%) Solaris
8 9 (8.18%) AIX
8 9 (8.18%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.82%) CentOS
12 1 (0.91%) Android
12 1 (0.91%) Debian
12 1 (0.91%) Fedora
12 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) ITIL
2 17 (15.45%) Problem Management
3 16 (14.55%) Incident Management
4 10 (9.09%) Migration
5 8 (7.27%) Change Management
6 7 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.36%) Project Management
7 6 (5.45%) Data Privacy
7 6 (5.45%) ITIL V3
7 6 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.45%) Six Sigma
8 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.64%) DevOps
9 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.73%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.73%) Data Protection
10 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.73%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) SQL
2 13 (11.82%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.36%) Java
4 5 (4.55%) Python
5 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.73%) Perl
5 3 (2.73%) PHP
5 3 (2.73%) Ruby
6 2 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) CCA
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCP
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.91%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (69.09%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.36%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.36%) XenApp
5 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.64%) vSphere
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.82%) XenServer
8 1 (0.91%) NFS
8 1 (0.91%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (21.82%) NetBackup
2 15 (13.64%) Netcool
2 15 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (8.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (8.18%) SCCM
3 9 (8.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (7.27%) Unicenter
5 7 (6.36%) SCOM
5 7 (6.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 5 (4.55%) WSUS
7 4 (3.64%) Ansible
7 4 (3.64%) Puppet
8 3 (2.73%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.82%) cPanel
10 1 (0.91%) Bacula
10 1 (0.91%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.91%) Graphite
Vendors
1 45 (40.91%) VMware
2 40 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.73%) Citrix
3 25 (22.73%) HP
4 22 (20.00%) Oracle
5 21 (19.09%) Veritas
6 17 (15.45%) EMC
7 13 (11.82%) F5
8 12 (10.91%) Remedy
9 11 (10.00%) Cisco
9 11 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 9 (8.18%) Intel Security
11 8 (7.27%) Meridio
12 6 (5.45%) BEA
12 6 (5.45%) Sun
13 5 (4.55%) NetApp
13 5 (4.55%) Symantec
14 2 (1.82%) BMC
14 2 (1.82%) IBM
14 2 (1.82%) Lotus