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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.17% 3.14% 4.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 11.29% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £378 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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
46 62 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.67% 27.80% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 30
Average daily rate £238 £336 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.36% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £102.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £182.50
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 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
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 29 July 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 11 (47.83%) HP
6 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) vSphere
8 7 (30.43%) SCCM
8 7 (30.43%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
9 6 (26.09%) Citrix
10 5 (21.74%) VBScript
11 4 (17.39%) VB
11 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
11 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
11 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
12 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
12 3 (13.04%) Change Management
12 3 (13.04%) Dell
12 3 (13.04%) .NET
12 3 (13.04%) IIS
12 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
12 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
12 3 (13.04%) IBM
13 2 (8.70%) ITIL
13 2 (8.70%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
1 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
1 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Server Support
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Server Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) PDA
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Change Management
2 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Server Building
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) VBScript
2 4 (17.39%) VB
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (34.78%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (4.35%) UAG
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
1 7 (30.43%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.35%) SCSM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Becrypt
7 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee