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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 61 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.86% 3.70% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.25% 15.90% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £327 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
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
287 239 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.89% 23.29% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 98 36
Average daily rate £270 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 +2 48 £250 -7.40% 2
High Wycombe -3 1 £150 -45.45% 5
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (57.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 50 (54.35%) MCSE
5 49 (53.26%) ITIL
6 46 (50.00%) VMware
7 43 (46.74%) MS Exchange
8 41 (44.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (41.30%) Security Cleared
10 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (40.22%) MS Excel
11 34 (36.96%) Active Directory
11 34 (36.96%) Citrix
12 33 (35.87%) SC Cleared
13 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
14 30 (32.61%) Backup Exec
15 28 (30.43%) MCP
16 25 (27.17%) Service Management
16 25 (27.17%) Windows 7
17 24 (26.09%) SLA
18 22 (23.91%) Change Management
19 21 (22.83%) IIS
20 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (20.65%) UNIX
21 19 (20.65%) VMware ESX
22 18 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
23 17 (18.48%) SAN
23 17 (18.48%) McAfee
24 16 (17.39%) Windows 2000

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 43 (46.74%) MS Exchange
2 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (22.83%) IIS
4 12 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.09%) MediaWiki
10 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.09%) Apache
10 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (40.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
1 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) SAN
2 13 (14.13%) LAN
3 12 (13.04%) NAS
4 10 (10.87%) WAN
5 8 (8.70%) DHCP
5 8 (8.70%) DNS
6 6 (6.52%) Firewall
7 5 (5.43%) Broadband
8 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.26%) VoIP
10 2 (2.17%) VPN
10 2 (2.17%) BIG-IP
10 2 (2.17%) IPsec
11 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.09%) Wireless
11 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Analyst
2 18 (19.57%) Support Analyst
3 17 (18.48%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (15.22%) Service Analyst
4 14 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) Administrator
6 11 (11.96%) Team Leader
7 10 (10.87%) Windows Administrator
7 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Wintel Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Help Desk Support
12 2 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.22%) Clustering
3 6 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (44.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (27.17%) Windows 7
4 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (20.65%) UNIX
5 16 (17.39%) Windows 2000
6 14 (15.22%) Windows 8
7 13 (14.13%) Windows Vista
7 13 (14.13%) Linux
7 13 (14.13%) Windows NT
7 13 (14.13%) Windows XP
7 13 (14.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.09%) CentOS
8 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) ITIL
2 25 (27.17%) Service Management
3 22 (23.91%) Change Management
4 18 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (15.22%) Migration
6 10 (10.87%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.61%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (7.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (7.61%) Validation
8 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.52%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.52%) Operations Management
9 5 (5.43%) Line Management
10 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.26%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
12 2 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.26%) VBScript
4 2 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (57.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (54.35%) MCSE
3 38 (41.30%) Security Cleared
4 33 (35.87%) SC Cleared
5 28 (30.43%) MCP
6 15 (16.30%) DV Cleared
7 12 (13.04%) Degree
8 2 (2.17%) MCSA
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.17%) CCNP
8 2 (2.17%) CCNA
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.09%) MCITP
9 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (36.96%) Active Directory
3 19 (20.65%) VMware ESX
4 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 14 (15.22%) Terminal Services
6 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (13.04%) ISA Server
7 9 (9.78%) Firmware
8 5 (5.43%) vSphere
9 4 (4.35%) XenApp
9 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (3.26%) UAG
11 1 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (32.61%) Backup Exec
2 14 (15.22%) OVSD
3 13 (14.13%) BladeLogic
3 13 (14.13%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (10.87%) SCOM
5 7 (7.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
6 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (3.26%) SCCM
8 1 (1.09%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.09%) WSUS
8 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 46 (50.00%) VMware
3 34 (36.96%) Citrix
4 17 (18.48%) McAfee
5 13 (14.13%) Sophos
5 13 (14.13%) Lumension
6 12 (13.04%) Intel
7 7 (7.61%) Cisco
8 4 (4.35%) Websense
8 4 (4.35%) IBM
8 4 (4.35%) HP
9 3 (3.26%) Remedy
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle
10 2 (2.17%) EMC
10 2 (2.17%) NetApp
10 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.17%) Mitel
10 2 (2.17%) F5
11 1 (1.09%) IronPort
11 1 (1.09%) Veeam
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