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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.76% 3.39% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.00% 19.58% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 12
Median daily rate £328 £338 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +31.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £19.75 £26.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.03% +147.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
150 143 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.69% 17.31% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 68
Median daily rate £300 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £26.50 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (37.50%) Citrix
5 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
7 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
7 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (20.00%) VMware
8 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL
8 8 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.50%) Office 365
9 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
9 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
9 7 (17.50%) MS Office
9 7 (17.50%) LAN
9 7 (17.50%) WAN
9 7 (17.50%) Project Management
10 6 (15.00%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) Firewall
10 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
10 6 (15.00%) SCCM
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.50%) IBM Domino
3 5 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
2 7 (17.50%) WAN
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 5 (12.50%) VPN
4 5 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 3 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (7.50%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) IMAP
7 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.00%) DBA
3 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Migration Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Server Support
5 2 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.50%) Linux
7 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.50%) Unix
9 1 (2.50%) CentOS
9 1 (2.50%) Fedora
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Server Building
6 2 (5.00%) Data Security
7 1 (2.50%) Facilities Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
7 1 (2.50%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) XenServer
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (7.50%) NFS
6 3 (7.50%) Samba
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Intune
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.50%) SCSM
4 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Citrix
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Lotus
4 5 (12.50%) Sophos
5 4 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Intel
7 1 (2.50%) Mitel
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
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