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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 66 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.34% 2.42% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.52% 12.11% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 33
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £203 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £44.14 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.59% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.64 £17.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £20.16 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -5.12%
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
460 512 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.28% 20.00% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 263 233
Median daily rate £375 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 62 33
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% +16.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +9 18 £445 - 1
Reading -9 12 £165 -49.61% 7
Slough +11 8 £363 +11.53% 6
Maidenhead -3 5 £360 +75.60%
Newbury -6 2 £308 -25.45% 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 53 (58.89%) Active Directory
4 45 (50.00%) VMware
5 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
7 34 (37.78%) MS Exchange
8 32 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (34.44%) HP
10 29 (32.22%) Security Cleared
10 29 (32.22%) NetBackup
10 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (28.89%) DNS
11 26 (28.89%) SQL Server
12 25 (27.78%) Windows 7
13 24 (26.67%) SQL
13 24 (26.67%) Linux
14 23 (25.56%) DHCP
15 22 (24.44%) Oracle
16 21 (23.33%) Citrix
16 21 (23.33%) SAN
16 21 (23.33%) Veritas
17 20 (22.22%) MS Office
18 19 (21.11%) Windows XP
19 18 (20.00%) Cisco
19 18 (20.00%) ITIL
19 18 (20.00%) Unix
20 17 (18.89%) EMC
20 17 (18.89%) Red Hat
21 16 (17.78%) DV Cleared

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 34 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.44%) IIS
3 12 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (8.89%) Apache
5 8 (8.89%) Live Communications Server
5 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.78%) WebLogic
7 6 (6.67%) iPlanet
7 6 (6.67%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Office
2 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.11%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.89%) DNS
2 23 (25.56%) DHCP
3 21 (23.33%) SAN
4 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.89%) FTP
5 8 (8.89%) HTTP
5 8 (8.89%) LAN
5 8 (8.89%) SMTP
5 8 (8.89%) WAN
6 7 (7.78%) Firewall
7 6 (6.67%) BIG-IP
7 6 (6.67%) Skype
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (5.56%) SSL
8 5 (5.56%) Unified Communications
9 4 (4.44%) NAS
9 4 (4.44%) VPN
10 3 (3.33%) Internet
10 3 (3.33%) VoIP
10 3 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) MS Access
3 8 (8.89%) MySQL
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) DB2
5 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MSI
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Bower
4 1 (1.11%) FxCop
4 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Grunt
4 1 (1.11%) JSHint
4 1 (1.11%) Moq
4 1 (1.11%) NDepend
4 1 (1.11%) NUnit
4 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.11%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.11%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 11 (12.22%) Electronics
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.67%) Marketing
4 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Consultant
6 11 (12.22%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 5 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Web Administrator
9 5 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) CSS
1 8 (8.89%) HTML
2 6 (6.67%) J2EE
3 5 (5.56%) JSP
4 3 (3.33%) MSMQ
4 3 (3.33%) Web Services
5 2 (2.22%) LAMP
6 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.11%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.11%) HTML5
6 1 (1.11%) jQuery
6 1 (1.11%) MAPI
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) Node.js
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.11%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Clustering
1 11 (12.22%) Statistics
2 9 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.11%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.11%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 24 (26.67%) Linux
7 19 (21.11%) Windows XP
8 18 (20.00%) Unix
9 13 (14.44%) Solaris
10 11 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (10.00%) AIX
12 7 (7.78%) Android
13 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
14 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
14 2 (2.22%) CentOS
14 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
15 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.11%) VMS
15 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
15 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 16 (17.78%) Problem Management
3 7 (7.78%) ITIL V3
3 7 (7.78%) Migration
4 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (6.67%) Data Privacy
4 6 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 6 (6.67%) Project Management
4 6 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 6 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (4.44%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 16 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.78%) Java
3 7 (7.78%) VB
4 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (2.22%) C#
5 2 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) MCP
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (58.89%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.67%) XenApp
4 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.22%) vSphere
7 1 (1.11%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.11%) Docker
7 1 (1.11%) KVM
7 1 (1.11%) Postfix
7 1 (1.11%) qmail
7 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.11%) Varnish
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (32.22%) NetBackup
2 15 (16.67%) Netcool
2 15 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (11.11%) SCCM
3 10 (11.11%) WSUS
4 9 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (8.89%) Unicenter
6 7 (7.78%) SCOM
6 7 (7.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (6.67%) AirWatch
7 6 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
8 3 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (3.33%) ThinApp
9 2 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (2.22%) cPanel
9 2 (2.22%) OpenView
10 1 (1.11%) Graphite
10 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) VMware
2 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.44%) HP
4 22 (24.44%) Oracle
5 21 (23.33%) Citrix
5 21 (23.33%) Veritas
6 18 (20.00%) Cisco
7 17 (18.89%) EMC
7 17 (18.89%) Red Hat
8 11 (12.22%) Symantec
9 9 (10.00%) Intel Security
10 8 (8.89%) Meridio
11 6 (6.67%) BEA
11 6 (6.67%) F5
11 6 (6.67%) MobileIron
11 6 (6.67%) SAP
11 6 (6.67%) Sun
12 4 (4.44%) NetApp
13 2 (2.22%) BMC
13 2 (2.22%) IBM
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