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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 62 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.44% 4.22% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.66% 17.34% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 7
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£303 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £110 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.03 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
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
262 248 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.98% 24.34% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 112 47
Average daily rate £315 £290 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 44 £315 +5.00% 5
High Wycombe -5 1 £150 -45.45% 2
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (58.41%) Microsoft
3 65 (57.52%) VMware
4 62 (54.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (44.25%) ITIL
6 49 (43.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (41.59%) MCSE
7 47 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (38.94%) Citrix
9 43 (38.05%) Security Cleared
10 42 (37.17%) Active Directory
10 42 (37.17%) MS Exchange
11 40 (35.40%) MS Excel
12 39 (34.51%) SC Cleared
12 39 (34.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (27.43%) Exchange Server 2003
14 30 (26.55%) Windows 7
15 29 (25.66%) SLA
16 28 (24.78%) MCP
16 28 (24.78%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (23.01%) Change Management
17 26 (23.01%) Hyper-V
18 25 (22.12%) Backup Exec
18 25 (22.12%) Service Management
19 22 (19.47%) VMware ESX
19 22 (19.47%) IIS
20 20 (17.70%) Finance
20 20 (17.70%) PowerShell
21 18 (15.93%) McAfee
21 18 (15.93%) UNIX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (37.17%) MS Exchange
2 31 (27.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (19.47%) IIS
4 18 (15.93%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
6 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.88%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.88%) Apache
11 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (35.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) DNS
1 16 (14.16%) DHCP
2 15 (13.27%) SAN
3 13 (11.50%) LAN
4 11 (9.73%) NAS
4 11 (9.73%) WAN
5 8 (7.08%) Firewall
6 6 (5.31%) Broadband
7 4 (3.54%) VPN
7 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.65%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.65%) VoIP
9 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.88%) Network Security
10 1 (0.88%) VLAN
10 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
General
1 20 (17.70%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Analyst
2 21 (18.58%) Administrator
3 15 (13.27%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (11.50%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Windows Administrator
5 11 (9.73%) Team Leader
6 10 (8.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Service Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 8 (7.08%) Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) BizTalk Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.77%) XML
3 2 (1.77%) Middleware
3 2 (1.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Clustering
2 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) Mainframe
4 7 (6.19%) User Experience
5 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) FMCG
7 1 (0.88%) SecurID
7 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (54.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (34.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (26.55%) Windows 7
5 18 (15.93%) UNIX
5 18 (15.93%) Windows 2000
6 17 (15.04%) Windows XP
7 16 (14.16%) Windows NT
7 16 (14.16%) Windows 2000 Server
8 14 (12.39%) Windows Vista
8 14 (12.39%) Windows 8
9 13 (11.50%) Linux
10 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.77%) CentOS
11 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (44.25%) ITIL
2 28 (24.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (23.01%) Change Management
4 25 (22.12%) Service Management
5 13 (11.50%) Migration
6 12 (10.62%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (8.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.19%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (6.19%) Validation
8 7 (6.19%) CRM
9 6 (5.31%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.31%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.31%) Operations Management
10 5 (4.42%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.42%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.42%) Line Management
11 4 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.54%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.70%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.39%) SQL
3 4 (3.54%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (43.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (41.59%) MCSE
3 43 (38.05%) Security Cleared
4 39 (34.51%) SC Cleared
5 28 (24.78%) MCP
6 14 (12.39%) DV Cleared
7 11 (9.73%) Degree
8 4 (3.54%) CCNP
8 4 (3.54%) CCNA
8 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.65%) MCITP
10 2 (1.77%) MCSA
10 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.88%) MCTS
11 1 (0.88%) CCIA
11 1 (0.88%) VCAP
11 1 (0.88%) CCA
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.88%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 47 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (37.17%) Active Directory
3 26 (23.01%) Hyper-V
4 22 (19.47%) VMware ESX
5 17 (15.04%) ISA Server
6 13 (11.50%) Terminal Services
7 12 (10.62%) Firmware
7 12 (10.62%) XenApp
7 12 (10.62%) XenDesktop
8 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (7.08%) vSphere
10 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (3.54%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (2.65%) UAG
13 2 (1.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (22.12%) Backup Exec
2 15 (13.27%) SCOM
3 13 (11.50%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (11.50%) BladeLogic
4 12 (10.62%) OVSD
5 10 (8.85%) SCCM
6 8 (7.08%) XenMobile
7 6 (5.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (3.54%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (2.65%) WSUS
10 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (58.41%) Microsoft
2 65 (57.52%) VMware
3 44 (38.94%) Citrix
4 18 (15.93%) McAfee
5 13 (11.50%) Lumension
5 13 (11.50%) Sophos
6 12 (10.62%) Intel
7 10 (8.85%) HP
8 9 (7.96%) Cisco
9 4 (3.54%) AppSense
9 4 (3.54%) Websense
9 4 (3.54%) IBM
9 4 (3.54%) Dell
10 3 (2.65%) F5
10 3 (2.65%) NetApp
10 3 (2.65%) Oracle
10 3 (2.65%) Remedy
11 2 (1.77%) Lotus
11 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.77%) Mitel
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