The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 21 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.81% 6.95% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.06% 26.25% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £177 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £429 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 80 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.67% 26.49% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 24
Average daily rate £338 £341 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) VMware
3 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 19 (67.86%) DNS
5 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (46.43%) vSphere
8 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 10 (35.71%) HP
9 10 (35.71%) DHCP
9 10 (35.71%) IIS
10 9 (32.14%) Java
10 9 (32.14%) Linux
10 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
10 9 (32.14%) EMC
10 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
10 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
12 7 (25.00%) GlassFish
12 7 (25.00%) Symantec
12 7 (25.00%) Change Management
12 7 (25.00%) CLARiiON
12 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
12 7 (25.00%) Web Development
12 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (25.00%) Lotus
12 7 (25.00%) Adobe
12 7 (25.00%) IBM Notes

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (35.71%) IIS
2 7 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) LAN
5 3 (10.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Web Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Flash
2 4 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Web Development
1 7 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Validation
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) C
2 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) MCSE
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (21.43%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (46.43%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (17.86%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (10.71%) HP SIM
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 2 (7.14%) WSUS
5 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) EMC
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
5 7 (25.00%) Symantec
5 7 (25.00%) Lotus
5 7 (25.00%) Adobe
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) IBM
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
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