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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 76 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 58 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 2.37% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.49% 12.08% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 47
Median daily rate £298 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £232 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.91 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £19.58 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.82 £20.23 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.46 £15.95
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +15.77%
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
453 480 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.48% 19.62% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 232 257
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 55 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 19 £275 - 2
Reading -12 11 £300 -22.58% 6
Wokingham -3 2 - - 1
Newbury -4 1 - - 1
Slough -4 1 - - 1
Maidenhead -8 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (82.08%) Windows Server
3 86 (81.13%) Active Directory
4 56 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (43.40%) VMware
7 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
8 35 (33.02%) Security Cleared
8 35 (33.02%) Windows 7
9 34 (32.08%) SQL
10 32 (30.19%) MS Exchange
11 30 (28.30%) SQL Server
12 29 (27.36%) Linux
12 29 (27.36%) DNS
13 27 (25.47%) Citrix
14 26 (24.53%) DHCP
15 24 (22.64%) ITIL
16 23 (21.70%) Windows XP
17 20 (18.87%) HP
17 20 (18.87%) Veritas
17 20 (18.87%) NetBackup
18 19 (17.92%) SAN
18 19 (17.92%) Unix
19 18 (16.98%) SLA
20 17 (16.04%) Oracle
20 17 (16.04%) Problem Management
21 16 (15.09%) Incident Management
21 16 (15.09%) DV Cleared
21 16 (15.09%) MS Office
22 15 (14.15%) Netcool

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 32 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.43%) IIS
5 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.55%) Live Communications Server
7 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.77%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.94%) Apache
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (15.09%) MS Office
2 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.94%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.36%) DNS
2 26 (24.53%) DHCP
3 19 (17.92%) SAN
4 10 (9.43%) Firewall
5 9 (8.49%) LAN
5 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.49%) WAN
6 5 (4.72%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.77%) VPN
8 3 (2.83%) NAS
9 2 (1.89%) Internet
9 2 (1.89%) IPX
9 2 (1.89%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.89%) Skype
9 2 (1.89%) SMTP
9 2 (1.89%) VoIP
9 2 (1.89%) Wireless
9 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.94%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) MS Access
3 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.83%) Big Data
6 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.94%) MySQL
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.83%) Ant
2 3 (2.83%) Gradle
2 3 (2.83%) Maven
3 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.94%) MSI
4 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.94%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Electronics
2 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.94%) Marketing
2 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.94%) Publishing
2 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (40.57%) Support Engineer
2 28 (26.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (16.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (10.38%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (9.43%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Junior
9 9 (8.49%) Server Support
9 9 (8.49%) VMware Support Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Windows Support Engineer
10 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.55%) Analyst
10 8 (7.55%) Junior Linux Engineer
10 8 (7.55%) Server Engineer
11 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (6.60%) Linux Support
11 7 (6.60%) Linux Support Engineer
11 7 (6.60%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.94%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.94%) LAMP
2 1 (0.94%) MAPI
2 1 (0.94%) Middleware
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Clustering
1 12 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.38%) Statistics
3 8 (7.55%) Fat Client
3 8 (7.55%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (82.08%) Windows Server
3 56 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (33.02%) Windows 7
6 29 (27.36%) Linux
7 23 (21.70%) Windows XP
8 19 (17.92%) Unix
9 9 (8.49%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.66%) Solaris
11 5 (4.72%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.83%) AIX
14 2 (1.89%) CentOS
15 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.94%) Debian
15 1 (0.94%) Fedora
15 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) ITIL
2 17 (16.04%) Problem Management
3 16 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 10 (9.43%) Change Management
5 9 (8.49%) Migration
6 7 (6.60%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.77%) DevOps
7 4 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.83%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.83%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.83%) Project Management
8 3 (2.83%) Server Building
8 3 (2.83%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (2.83%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (1.89%) CRM
9 2 (1.89%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.08%) SQL
2 12 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.77%) Python
4 3 (2.83%) Perl
4 3 (2.83%) Ruby
5 2 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) C#
6 1 (0.94%) Java
6 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (33.02%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.09%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.83%) CCA
5 3 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) Degree
6 2 (1.89%) MCSE
6 2 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.89%) VCP5
6 2 (1.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.94%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (81.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.32%) VMware ESX
3 12 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (9.43%) XenApp
5 8 (7.55%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.60%) vSphere
7 6 (5.66%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.77%) XenServer
9 3 (2.83%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.83%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.83%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.83%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.94%) qmail
11 1 (0.94%) Varnish
11 1 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (18.87%) NetBackup
2 15 (14.15%) Netcool
2 15 (14.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (11.32%) SCCM
4 9 (8.49%) SCOM
4 9 (8.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (7.55%) Unicenter
6 7 (6.60%) Backup Exec
6 7 (6.60%) WSUS
7 4 (3.77%) Ansible
7 4 (3.77%) Puppet
8 3 (2.83%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.89%) cPanel
9 2 (1.89%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.94%) Grafana
10 1 (0.94%) Graphite
Vendors
1 46 (43.40%) VMware
2 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.47%) Citrix
4 20 (18.87%) HP
4 20 (18.87%) Veritas
5 17 (16.04%) Oracle
6 14 (13.21%) EMC
7 12 (11.32%) Remedy
8 9 (8.49%) Intel Security
9 8 (7.55%) Cisco
9 8 (7.55%) Meridio
10 7 (6.60%) F5
10 7 (6.60%) NetApp
11 5 (4.72%) IBM
11 5 (4.72%) Symantec
12 4 (3.77%) Dell
12 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.89%) Lotus
13 2 (1.89%) Nimsoft
13 2 (1.89%) Polycom
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