The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.01% 2.98% 6.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.73% 15.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 25
Average daily rate
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£338 £190 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.63% -47.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £141 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.15% +14.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
281 258 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.96% 19.71% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 99 80
Average daily rate £350 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 32
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £20.00 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 26 £313 +64.47% 3
High Wycombe +8 9 - - 2
Marlow 0 4 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 56 (64.37%) Active Directory
4 51 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (54.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (50.57%) VMware
7 27 (31.03%) MS Exchange
8 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 24 (27.59%) Hyper-V
9 23 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
9 23 (26.44%) Citrix
10 22 (25.29%) ITIL
11 21 (24.14%) SC Cleared
12 20 (22.99%) PowerShell
12 20 (22.99%) Migration
13 19 (21.84%) vSphere
14 18 (20.69%) SCCM
15 15 (17.24%) DNS
15 15 (17.24%) HP
16 14 (16.09%) ISA Server
16 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (16.09%) Office 365
17 13 (14.94%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (14.94%) XenApp
17 13 (14.94%) XenDesktop
18 12 (13.79%) DV Cleared
18 12 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
18 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 27 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (10.34%) Lync
5 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.30%) IIS
7 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Office 365
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (5.75%) DHCP
2 5 (5.75%) Firewall
3 4 (4.60%) BIG-IP
3 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.45%) LAN
4 3 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) SAN
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.15%) DWDM
6 1 (1.15%) OSPF
6 1 (1.15%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.15%) Network Security
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless
6 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Administrator
2 11 (12.64%) Consultant
3 10 (11.49%) BizTalk Administrator
4 7 (8.05%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Citrix Specialist
6 5 (5.75%) Citrix Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.60%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.45%) Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Architect
9 2 (2.30%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.30%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) .NET
2 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.60%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Middleware
5 1 (1.15%) XML
5 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) User Experience
3 7 (8.05%) Clustering
3 7 (8.05%) PKI
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) HP Storage
5 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.45%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.45%) EMC VNXe
6 3 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.15%) PMI
7 1 (1.15%) EPoS
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.15%) FMCG
7 1 (1.15%) Telematics
7 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (54.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.90%) UNIX
6 5 (5.75%) Windows 2000
6 5 (5.75%) Windows NT
6 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.75%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (4.60%) CentOS
7 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.60%) Linux
8 1 (1.15%) HPUX
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) ITIL
2 20 (22.99%) Migration
3 13 (14.94%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (12.64%) CRM
6 9 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (9.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (9.20%) Service Management
8 6 (6.90%) Change Management
8 6 (6.90%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.75%) Release Management
9 5 (5.75%) ITSM
10 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.60%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.60%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.60%) Change Control
11 3 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.75%) VBScript
3 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 11 (12.64%) MCSE
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.05%) MCP
6 6 (6.90%) MCTS
6 6 (6.90%) MCITP
7 4 (4.60%) Degree
8 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.45%) CCA
8 3 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.45%) VCP5
9 2 (2.30%) MCSA
9 2 (2.30%) VCAP
9 2 (2.30%) CCEE
9 2 (2.30%) CCAA
9 2 (2.30%) CCIA
10 1 (1.15%) CCNP
10 1 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 56 (64.37%) Active Directory
2 24 (27.59%) Hyper-V
3 23 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (21.84%) vSphere
5 14 (16.09%) ISA Server
6 13 (14.94%) XenApp
6 13 (14.94%) XenDesktop
7 7 (8.05%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (5.75%) UAG
8 5 (5.75%) VMware ESX
9 4 (4.60%) NFS
9 4 (4.60%) Firmware
10 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) SCCM
2 11 (12.64%) SCOM
2 11 (12.64%) WSUS
3 8 (9.20%) OVSD
3 8 (9.20%) XenMobile
3 8 (9.20%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.45%) OpenView
7 2 (2.30%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (1.15%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.15%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 66 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 44 (50.57%) VMware
3 23 (26.44%) Citrix
4 15 (17.24%) HP
5 11 (12.64%) Cisco
6 8 (9.20%) Remedy
7 6 (6.90%) EMC
8 5 (5.75%) F5
9 4 (4.60%) NetApp
10 2 (2.30%) Symantec
10 2 (2.30%) Veeam
10 2 (2.30%) McAfee
11 1 (1.15%) AppSense
11 1 (1.15%) Brocade
11 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.15%) Lumension
11 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.15%) Intel
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