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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 31 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.05% 3.44% 5.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 23.26% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £275 £255 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -43.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
37 43 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.98% 14.78% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 22
Median daily rate £425 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell 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 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 23 February 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Statistics
7 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) Veritas
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) IIS
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) MS Access
8 3 (25.00%) Netcool
8 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (8.33%) FTP
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) SSH
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Server Support
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 1 (8.33%) Debian
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) Netcool
2 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (8.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (8.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) EMC
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Meridio
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) SAP