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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.59% 6.46% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.33% 20.91% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £314 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.38% -6.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £243 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
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
75 110 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.86% 30.90% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 22
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) VMware
3 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
4 26 (63.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
7 19 (46.34%) DNS
8 18 (43.90%) vSphere
9 14 (34.15%) HP
10 13 (31.71%) IIS
11 10 (24.39%) DHCP
12 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
12 9 (21.95%) Linux
12 9 (21.95%) Java
12 9 (21.95%) EMC
12 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
12 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (21.95%) HP Data Protector
13 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
13 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
13 8 (19.51%) Change Management
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.07%) IBM Notes
14 7 (17.07%) Lotus Domino
14 7 (17.07%) MCSE
14 7 (17.07%) Flash
14 7 (17.07%) Symantec
14 7 (17.07%) Adobe
14 7 (17.07%) Lotus

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (31.71%) IIS
2 7 (17.07%) IBM Notes
2 7 (17.07%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (17.07%) GlassFish
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Lync
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) DNS
2 10 (24.39%) DHCP
3 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) SAN
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
1 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Server Support
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Server Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Web Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Web Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Flash
2 4 (9.76%) Software Packaging
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) COM
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) CLARiiON
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (21.95%) Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Change Management
2 7 (17.07%) Web Development
3 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Validation
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) Operations Management
6 3 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.44%) SOA
8 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) C
4 2 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) VBScript
4 2 (4.88%) VB
4 2 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) MCITP
2 7 (17.07%) MCSE
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.32%) VCP4
5 1 (2.44%) MCTS
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (43.90%) vSphere
4 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) vCloud
6 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.44%) UAG
6 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.32%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.88%) WSUS
5 1 (2.44%) Netcool
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
4 9 (21.95%) EMC
5 7 (17.07%) Adobe
5 7 (17.07%) Symantec
5 7 (17.07%) Lotus
6 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco
8 2 (4.88%) BMC
8 2 (4.88%) Becrypt
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) McAfee
9 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
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