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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.33% 5.46% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.49% 21.35% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £110 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £403 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £15.33 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -11.53%
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
272 267 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.20% 25.57% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 105 61
Average daily rate £350 £305 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £110 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.10 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.41 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 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 4 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 -6 36 £315 +5.00% 4
High Wycombe -2 2 £400 - 1
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (61.74%) Microsoft
3 65 (56.52%) VMware
4 60 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (42.61%) ITIL
6 47 (40.87%) Security Cleared
7 45 (39.13%) MS Exchange
7 45 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 44 (38.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (38.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (37.39%) SC Cleared
10 42 (36.52%) MCSE
11 39 (33.91%) Citrix
12 38 (33.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (32.17%) MS Excel
14 32 (27.83%) Windows 7
14 32 (27.83%) Hyper-V
14 32 (27.83%) Exchange Server 2003
15 28 (24.35%) MCP
16 27 (23.48%) Service Management
17 25 (21.74%) SLA
18 24 (20.87%) Disaster Recovery
18 24 (20.87%) PowerShell
19 23 (20.00%) Backup Exec
20 22 (19.13%) Change Management
21 20 (17.39%) DNS
22 19 (16.52%) VMware ESX
22 19 (16.52%) Finance
23 18 (15.65%) McAfee
24 17 (14.78%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 45 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 32 (27.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (13.91%) IIS
4 13 (11.30%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
7 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.87%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.87%) Apache
11 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (32.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) PaaS
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Office 365
3 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) DNS
2 16 (13.91%) DHCP
3 12 (10.43%) LAN
4 10 (8.70%) WAN
5 8 (6.96%) SAN
6 7 (6.09%) NAS
7 6 (5.22%) Firewall
7 6 (5.22%) BIG-IP
8 5 (4.35%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.35%) Broadband
9 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.61%) VoIP
10 2 (1.74%) VPN
10 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.87%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.87%) MySQL
General
1 19 (16.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.00%) Analyst
2 19 (16.52%) Administrator
3 13 (11.30%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (10.43%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Consultant
5 11 (9.57%) Team Leader
6 10 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 9 (7.83%) Windows Administrator
7 9 (7.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) BizTalk Administrator
8 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.09%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.09%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
1 8 (6.96%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.74%) Middleware
2 2 (1.74%) XML
2 2 (1.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.87%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.43%) Clustering
3 8 (6.96%) Mainframe
4 7 (6.09%) User Experience
5 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.35%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.48%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.87%) FMCG
8 1 (0.87%) SecurID
8 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (33.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (27.83%) Windows 7
5 17 (14.78%) Windows XP
6 15 (13.04%) Linux
7 14 (12.17%) Windows 2000
7 14 (12.17%) UNIX
7 14 (12.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (12.17%) Windows Vista
7 14 (12.17%) Windows 8
8 13 (11.30%) Windows NT
9 5 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.61%) ITIL
2 27 (23.48%) Service Management
3 24 (20.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (19.13%) Change Management
5 13 (11.30%) Migration
6 12 (10.43%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (6.09%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.09%) CRM
8 7 (6.09%) Validation
9 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.22%) Operations Management
9 6 (5.22%) ITIL V3
10 5 (4.35%) Change Control
10 5 (4.35%) Line Management
10 5 (4.35%) Release Management
10 5 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.87%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.57%) SQL
3 4 (3.48%) VB
4 3 (2.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (40.87%) Security Cleared
2 44 (38.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (37.39%) SC Cleared
4 42 (36.52%) MCSE
5 28 (24.35%) MCP
6 16 (13.91%) DV Cleared
7 8 (6.96%) Degree
8 4 (3.48%) CCNP
8 4 (3.48%) CCNA
8 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.61%) MCITP
9 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.61%) MCSA
10 1 (0.87%) CCIA
10 1 (0.87%) VCAP
10 1 (0.87%) VCP4
10 1 (0.87%) MCTS
10 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.87%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 45 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 44 (38.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (27.83%) Hyper-V
4 19 (16.52%) VMware ESX
5 13 (11.30%) XenDesktop
5 13 (11.30%) Firmware
6 12 (10.43%) ISA Server
7 10 (8.70%) XenApp
8 9 (7.83%) Terminal Services
9 8 (6.96%) vSphere
10 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (4.35%) NFS
12 4 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (3.48%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (2.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 15 (13.04%) OVSD
3 13 (11.30%) McAfee ePO
4 12 (10.43%) SCCM
4 12 (10.43%) SCOM
5 8 (6.96%) BladeLogic
5 8 (6.96%) XenMobile
6 4 (3.48%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.48%) WSUS
6 4 (3.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 65 (56.52%) VMware
3 39 (33.91%) Citrix
4 18 (15.65%) McAfee
5 13 (11.30%) Lumension
6 12 (10.43%) Sophos
6 12 (10.43%) HP
7 11 (9.57%) Cisco
8 8 (6.96%) Intel
9 6 (5.22%) F5
10 5 (4.35%) NetApp
11 4 (3.48%) IBM
11 4 (3.48%) Dell
11 4 (3.48%) AppSense
12 3 (2.61%) Remedy
12 3 (2.61%) Websense
13 2 (1.74%) Lotus
13 2 (1.74%) Mitel
14 1 (0.87%) Computacenter
14 1 (0.87%) Brocade
High Wycombe
Church International
Rate: £400 per day all inclusive
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago