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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 3.80% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.90% 17.42% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 13
Average daily rate £325 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
168 132 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.78% 21.82% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 61 70
Average daily rate £338 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £123 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
3 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 12 (33.33%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) Citrix
7 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
10 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
10 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.67%) Change Management
11 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 6 (16.67%) SAN
11 6 (16.67%) Office 365
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
12 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
12 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
12 5 (13.89%) Lotus
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle
12 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
12 5 (13.89%) DNS
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (13.89%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.56%) IBM Domino
6 2 (5.56%) IIS
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 5 (13.89%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.78%) MPLS
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) German Language
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) DBA
4 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Unix
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Data Security
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Facilities Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCP
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.33%) NFS
4 3 (8.33%) Samba
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Intune
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.78%) SCSM
4 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) Citrix
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Lotus
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) Dell
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
5 2 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) arcserve
6 1 (2.78%) Aruba
6 1 (2.78%) Intel
6 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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