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 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 52 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.18% 4.90% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.77% 20.60% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 16
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£395 £269 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.97% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £137 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.13% -31.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
264 267 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.55% 23.80% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 110 70
Average daily rate £395 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.30 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £29.00 £27.50
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 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -9 27 £303 -13.57% 4
High Wycombe -1 2 £400 +68.42% 10
Iver - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (60.19%) Microsoft
3 59 (57.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (54.37%) VMware
5 44 (42.72%) Active Directory
6 43 (41.75%) ITIL
7 41 (39.81%) Security Cleared
8 39 (37.86%) MS Exchange
9 38 (36.89%) SC Cleared
10 37 (35.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (35.92%) Citrix
11 36 (34.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (33.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (32.04%) MCSE
14 31 (30.10%) MS Excel
15 30 (29.13%) Windows 7
16 28 (27.18%) Hyper-V
17 26 (25.24%) Exchange Server 2003
18 23 (22.33%) MCP
19 22 (21.36%) Service Management
19 22 (21.36%) PowerShell
20 21 (20.39%) Disaster Recovery
20 21 (20.39%) DNS
20 21 (20.39%) SLA
21 18 (17.48%) Windows XP
21 18 (17.48%) Backup Exec
22 17 (16.50%) Change Management
22 17 (16.50%) DHCP
23 15 (14.56%) Finance
23 15 (14.56%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 39 (37.86%) MS Exchange
2 26 (25.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (13.59%) IIS
4 12 (11.65%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
7 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.97%) Apache
10 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.97%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 31 (30.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) PaaS
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.39%) DNS
2 17 (16.50%) DHCP
3 11 (10.68%) LAN
4 9 (8.74%) WAN
5 6 (5.83%) Firewall
5 6 (5.83%) BIG-IP
6 5 (4.85%) SAN
6 5 (4.85%) NAS
6 5 (4.85%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.88%) Broadband
8 3 (2.91%) VoIP
8 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.94%) VPN
9 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.97%) VLAN
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.97%) MySQL
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Analyst
2 15 (14.56%) Administrator
3 13 (12.62%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (11.65%) Consultant
5 11 (10.68%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Service Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) BizTalk Administrator
7 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.80%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.80%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) Windows Administrator
9 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) .NET
1 7 (6.80%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.94%) XML
2 2 (1.94%) Middleware
3 1 (0.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.77%) Clustering
3 7 (6.80%) User Experience
4 6 (5.83%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.91%) PKI
8 1 (0.97%) FMCG
8 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.97%) SecurID
8 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (57.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (35.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (29.13%) Windows 7
5 18 (17.48%) Windows XP
6 12 (11.65%) Linux
6 12 (11.65%) Windows 8
6 12 (11.65%) UNIX
7 11 (10.68%) Windows Vista
7 11 (10.68%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (10.68%) Windows 2000
8 10 (9.71%) Windows NT
9 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) ITIL
2 22 (21.36%) Service Management
3 21 (20.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (16.50%) Change Management
5 12 (11.65%) Migration
6 10 (9.71%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (8.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.77%) CRM
9 7 (6.80%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.83%) ITSM
10 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.85%) ITIL V3
11 5 (4.85%) Change Control
11 5 (4.85%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.85%) Release Management
12 4 (3.88%) Validation
12 4 (3.88%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (3.88%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.36%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.68%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) VB
4 3 (2.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (39.81%) Security Cleared
2 38 (36.89%) SC Cleared
3 35 (33.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (32.04%) MCSE
5 23 (22.33%) MCP
6 13 (12.62%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.85%) Degree
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.88%) CCNP
8 4 (3.88%) CCNA
9 3 (2.91%) MCSA
9 3 (2.91%) MCITP
9 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.97%) MCTS
10 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.97%) CCA
10 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.97%) CCEA
10 1 (0.97%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (42.72%) Active Directory
2 36 (34.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (27.18%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.56%) VMware ESX
5 13 (12.62%) XenDesktop
6 11 (10.68%) ISA Server
7 9 (8.74%) Firmware
7 9 (8.74%) XenApp
7 9 (8.74%) vSphere
8 7 (6.80%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.85%) NFS
10 4 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (2.91%) UAG
12 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Backup Exec
2 14 (13.59%) OVSD
3 12 (11.65%) SCCM
4 11 (10.68%) SCOM
5 8 (7.77%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (6.80%) XenMobile
7 6 (5.83%) BladeLogic
8 4 (3.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.91%) WSUS
10 2 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (60.19%) Microsoft
2 56 (54.37%) VMware
3 37 (35.92%) Citrix
4 13 (12.62%) HP
4 13 (12.62%) McAfee
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco
6 8 (7.77%) Sophos
6 8 (7.77%) Lumension
7 6 (5.83%) F5
8 5 (4.85%) Intel
8 5 (4.85%) NetApp
9 4 (3.88%) AppSense
9 4 (3.88%) IBM
9 4 (3.88%) Dell
9 4 (3.88%) Remedy
10 3 (2.91%) Websense
11 2 (1.94%) Mitel
11 2 (1.94%) Lotus
12 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.97%) Computacenter
Buckinghamshire
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