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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 2.23% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.95% 12.67% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 24
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £220 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £38.83 £41.08 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +148.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.34 £26.50 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £128.70 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -

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
264 434 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.87% 17.62% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 246 264
Median daily rate £450 £378 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 21
Median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £135.00 £55.65
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +6 11 £450 +100.00% 3
Slough +6 4 £280 -20.56% 2
Newbury +5 2 £203 -
Bracknell -1 1 £275 -5.98% 3
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
3 44 (61.97%) Windows Server
4 43 (60.56%) VMware
5 35 (49.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
7 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (35.21%) DNS
9 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
10 19 (26.76%) DHCP
11 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
12 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
13 14 (19.72%) HP
14 13 (18.31%) HTTP
15 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (16.90%) IIS
15 12 (16.90%) Electronics
16 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.49%) LAN
16 11 (15.49%) Linux
16 11 (15.49%) SMTP
16 11 (15.49%) Cisco
16 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
16 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
16 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
17 10 (14.08%) WSUS
17 10 (14.08%) Citrix
17 10 (14.08%) SQL
18 9 (12.68%) Symantec

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 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (16.90%) IIS
3 8 (11.27%) Apache
4 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.41%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Office
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.21%) DNS
2 19 (26.76%) DHCP
3 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
4 13 (18.31%) HTTP
5 11 (15.49%) LAN
5 11 (15.49%) SMTP
6 9 (12.68%) FTP
6 9 (12.68%) SSL
7 6 (8.45%) WAN
8 5 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (7.04%) SAN
8 5 (7.04%) Skype
9 4 (5.63%) Internet
10 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.82%) Telnet
10 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.41%) Firewall
11 1 (1.41%) SSH
11 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MySQL
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) MS Access
6 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MSI
General
1 12 (16.90%) Electronics
2 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.27%) Finance
4 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
4 7 (9.86%) Marketing
5 3 (4.23%) Advertising
5 3 (4.23%) Back Office
5 3 (4.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.45%) Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Active Directory Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) VMware Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Web Administrator
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) CSS
1 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) J2EE
3 1 (1.41%) JSP
3 1 (1.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Statistics
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) Windows Server
3 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.49%) Linux
6 8 (11.27%) Android
6 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.45%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.23%) AIX
9 3 (4.23%) Solaris
9 3 (4.23%) Unix
9 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.41%) Debian
10 1 (1.41%) SUSE
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
2 9 (12.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
4 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL
4 6 (8.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (8.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (8.45%) Service Management
5 5 (7.04%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (7.04%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.63%) Product Management
6 4 (5.63%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (4.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.45%) VB
5 2 (2.82%) VBScript
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
2 35 (49.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) XenApp
5 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.41%) Firmware
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) WSUS
2 9 (12.68%) NetBackup
2 9 (12.68%) SCCM
3 7 (9.86%) SCOM
4 6 (8.45%) AirWatch
4 6 (8.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.23%) ThinApp
6 2 (2.82%) Netcool
6 2 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.41%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) OpenView
7 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) VMware
2 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.72%) HP
4 11 (15.49%) Cisco
5 10 (14.08%) Citrix
6 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
6 9 (12.68%) Symantec
7 7 (9.86%) SAP
8 6 (8.45%) EMC
8 6 (8.45%) MobileIron
9 5 (7.04%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.23%) Dell
10 3 (4.23%) Oracle
10 3 (4.23%) Veritas
11 2 (2.82%) Apple
11 2 (2.82%) F5
11 2 (2.82%) Samsung
11 2 (2.82%) Veeam
12 1 (1.41%) Remedy
12 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
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