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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.91% 7.04% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.31% 21.82% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
65 110 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.38% 32.26% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 16
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 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 £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
3 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (74.19%) VMware
5 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
6 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (48.39%) HP
8 13 (41.94%) vSphere
9 11 (35.48%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (22.58%) Migration
10 7 (22.58%) DNS
11 6 (19.35%) DHCP
11 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 6 (19.35%) IIS
12 5 (16.13%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) IBM
12 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
12 5 (16.13%) Dell
12 5 (16.13%) Citrix
12 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
12 5 (16.13%) SCCM
12 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
13 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
13 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
13 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (12.90%) Firewall
13 4 (12.90%) MCITP
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (19.35%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Server Support
2 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Server Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Server Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.23%) COM
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.68%) Validation
2 3 (9.68%) Operations Management
2 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
1 3 (9.68%) VBScript
2 2 (6.45%) VB
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCSE
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.90%) MCITP
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (41.94%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) vCloud
5 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.23%) UAG
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) HP SIM
3 3 (9.68%) vMotion
4 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.23%) SCSM
4 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.23%) Netcool
4 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) Dell
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.13%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Becrypt
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.23%) BMC
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) EMC