The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.47% 2.98% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.49% 13.64% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 20
Average daily rate
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£288 £290 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.79% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 154 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.60% 21.88% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 69 61
Average daily rate £330 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.13 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.45% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (53.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
5 22 (44.90%) VMware
6 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 13 (26.53%) SAN
9 10 (20.41%) Citrix
9 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
10 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.33%) MS Office
11 8 (16.33%) ITIL
11 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.29%) Clustering
12 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
13 6 (12.24%) UNIX
13 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
13 6 (12.24%) Linux
13 6 (12.24%) DHCP
13 6 (12.24%) IBM
13 6 (12.24%) Finance
13 6 (12.24%) NetBackup
13 6 (12.24%) SCCM
13 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
14 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
14 5 (10.20%) Banking
14 5 (10.20%) Shell Script

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Lync
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) Vectorworks
3 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) SAN
2 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.24%) DHCP
4 4 (8.16%) WAN
4 4 (8.16%) LAN
4 4 (8.16%) DNS
5 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) Wireless
5 3 (6.12%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.04%) Intranet
7 1 (2.04%) NAS
7 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) MOLAP
3 1 (2.04%) ROLAP
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) HOLAP
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Server Engineer
1 10 (20.41%) Windows Server Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.20%) Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.04%) MDX
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (53.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.24%) Linux
6 6 (12.24%) UNIX
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000
7 5 (10.20%) Solaris
8 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.08%) Android
10 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 3 (6.12%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.08%) Time Management
3 2 (4.08%) Project Management
3 2 (4.08%) Change Management
3 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.04%) Validation
4 1 (2.04%) Migration
4 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.04%) DevOps
4 1 (2.04%) Line Management
4 1 (2.04%) Coaching
4 1 (2.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.20%) VB
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCP
1 3 (6.12%) MCSE
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.16%) XenApp
5 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.08%) vSphere
6 2 (4.08%) XenServer
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.08%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) NetBackup
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) Citrix
4 6 (12.24%) IBM
5 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 4 (8.16%) Veeam
7 2 (4.08%) AppSense
7 2 (4.08%) Autodesk
7 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos
8 1 (2.04%) Acronis
8 1 (2.04%) Spiceworks
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