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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 66 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 53 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.09% 2.12% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.32% 11.52% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 44
Median daily rate £288 £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £255 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £404 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £312 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.28 £26.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.32% -84.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -15.00%
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
341 460 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.97% 18.44% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 237 292
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 54 30
Median hourly rate £43.28 £26.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.32% +55.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Reading +9 20 £450 +28.57% 4
Slough +10 8 £260 -37.72% 2
Bracknell +1 7 £347 +15.66%
Newbury +10 2 £203 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (63.44%) Windows Server
3 52 (55.91%) VMware
4 51 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
6 43 (46.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (30.11%) DNS
10 27 (29.03%) MS Exchange
11 25 (26.88%) HP
12 24 (25.81%) Linux
13 21 (22.58%) DHCP
14 20 (21.51%) Security Cleared
15 18 (19.35%) TCP/IP
16 17 (18.28%) ITIL
16 17 (18.28%) Red Hat
16 17 (18.28%) NetBackup
17 16 (17.20%) IIS
17 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
17 16 (17.20%) Cisco
18 15 (16.13%) HTTP
18 15 (16.13%) Citrix
19 13 (13.98%) Electronics
19 13 (13.98%) Unix
19 13 (13.98%) SQL
19 13 (13.98%) MS Office
19 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
19 13 (13.98%) DV Cleared
19 13 (13.98%) Problem 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 27 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.20%) IIS
3 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.68%) Apache
5 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.45%) iPlanet
5 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Office
2 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) DNS
2 21 (22.58%) DHCP
3 18 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 15 (16.13%) HTTP
5 11 (11.83%) FTP
5 11 (11.83%) LAN
5 11 (11.83%) SAN
5 11 (11.83%) SMTP
6 10 (10.75%) SSL
7 7 (7.53%) WAN
8 6 (6.45%) BIG-IP
8 6 (6.45%) Firewall
8 6 (6.45%) Internet
9 5 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (5.38%) Skype
10 3 (3.23%) NAS
10 3 (3.23%) SSH
10 3 (3.23%) Telnet
10 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) MySQL
3 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MSI
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) Bower
3 1 (1.08%) FxCop
3 1 (1.08%) Grunt
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) JSHint
3 1 (1.08%) Moq
3 1 (1.08%) NDepend
3 1 (1.08%) NUnit
3 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.08%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.98%) Electronics
2 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Advertising
4 3 (3.23%) Publishing
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Windows Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) Consultant
4 12 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Windows Support Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Server Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Administrator
9 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) VMware Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) Windows Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Active Directory Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Web Administrator
10 5 (5.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) CSS
1 10 (10.75%) HTML
2 6 (6.45%) J2EE
3 5 (5.38%) JSP
4 3 (3.23%) Web Services
5 2 (2.15%) LAMP
6 1 (1.08%) .NET
6 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.08%) Node.js
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.08%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) Clustering
2 6 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.38%) Statistics
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.08%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.08%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.08%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (63.44%) Windows Server
3 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (25.81%) Linux
6 13 (13.98%) Unix
6 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.83%) AIX
7 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (10.75%) Solaris
8 10 (10.75%) Windows XP
9 8 (8.60%) Android
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) Debian
11 1 (1.08%) SUSE
11 1 (1.08%) VMS
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) ITIL
2 13 (13.98%) Problem Management
3 10 (10.75%) Project Management
4 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (8.60%) Programme Management
4 8 (8.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (7.53%) ITIL V3
5 7 (7.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.45%) Data Privacy
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (6.45%) Service Management
6 6 (6.45%) Six Sigma
7 5 (5.38%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (5.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) SQL
2 11 (11.83%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.45%) Java
4 6 (6.45%) VB
5 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
6 2 (2.15%) VBScript
7 1 (1.08%) C#
7 1 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) JSP 440
3 4 (4.30%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 43 (46.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.68%) XenApp
5 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.08%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.08%) Firmware
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) NetBackup
2 11 (11.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (11.83%) WSUS
3 10 (10.75%) SCCM
4 8 (8.60%) SCOM
5 6 (6.45%) AirWatch
5 6 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Netcool
6 4 (4.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (3.23%) ThinApp
8 2 (2.15%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.15%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.15%) HP SIM
8 2 (2.15%) OpenView
9 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 52 (55.91%) VMware
2 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.88%) HP
4 17 (18.28%) Red Hat
5 16 (17.20%) Cisco
6 15 (16.13%) Citrix
7 11 (11.83%) EMC
7 11 (11.83%) Symantec
8 10 (10.75%) Oracle
8 10 (10.75%) Veritas
9 8 (8.60%) SAP
10 7 (7.53%) F5
10 7 (7.53%) Intel Security
11 6 (6.45%) BEA
11 6 (6.45%) MobileIron
11 6 (6.45%) Sun
12 3 (3.23%) BMC
12 3 (3.23%) Dell
12 3 (3.23%) NetApp
13 2 (2.15%) Apple
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