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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 45 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.31% 3.46% 7.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.69% 17.05% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £224 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.42% -30.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £153 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £31.59 £15.82 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.69% +15.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.47 £15.46 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £22.70 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -18.29%
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
255 258 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.09% 20.31% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 101 65
Average daily rate £350 £260 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £145 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 June 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 -10 24 £350 +84.21% 9
High Wycombe +4 9 - - 3
Marlow 0 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 - - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (73.12%) Microsoft
3 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 53 (56.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (53.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (46.24%) VMware
7 32 (34.41%) Citrix
8 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
9 26 (27.96%) PowerShell
10 25 (26.88%) Hyper-V
10 25 (26.88%) SC Cleared
10 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
11 23 (24.73%) MS Excel
12 22 (23.66%) ITIL
12 22 (23.66%) DNS
13 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (19.35%) XenDesktop
15 17 (18.28%) vSphere
15 17 (18.28%) SCCM
16 16 (17.20%) HP
16 16 (17.20%) ISA Server
17 15 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (16.13%) Migration
17 15 (16.13%) XenApp
17 15 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
18 14 (15.05%) SCOM
18 14 (15.05%) Dynamics CRM
18 14 (15.05%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
18 14 (15.05%) CRM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.05%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.60%) Lync
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.38%) IIS
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 23 (24.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.66%) DNS
2 11 (11.83%) DHCP
3 5 (5.38%) Firewall
4 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.30%) BIG-IP
4 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.23%) VPN
6 2 (2.15%) Broadband
6 2 (2.15%) LAN
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.15%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.15%) WAN
7 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.08%) VLAN
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.08%) Network Security
7 1 (1.08%) VoIP
7 1 (1.08%) SSL
7 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Banking
2 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Administrator
2 14 (15.05%) Consultant
3 12 (12.90%) BizTalk Administrator
4 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Citrix Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Active Directory Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.30%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.15%) XML
4 2 (2.15%) Middleware
5 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) User Experience
3 7 (7.53%) Clustering
3 7 (7.53%) PKI
4 4 (4.30%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) EPoS
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) FMCG
5 1 (1.08%) Telematics
5 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.08%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (56.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (53.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.45%) UNIX
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.38%) Windows NT
8 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.30%) CentOS
9 3 (3.23%) Linux
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (16.13%) Migration
2 15 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (15.05%) CRM
4 11 (11.83%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (10.75%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (9.68%) Service Management
7 7 (7.53%) Change Management
8 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.45%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.45%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.38%) ITSM
9 5 (5.38%) Release Management
10 4 (4.30%) QMS
10 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.30%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.30%) Change Control
11 3 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) VBScript
2 5 (5.38%) VB
3 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.68%) MCSE
4 7 (7.53%) MCP
5 6 (6.45%) MCTS
5 6 (6.45%) MCITP
6 4 (4.30%) Degree
6 4 (4.30%) CCA
6 4 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.23%) CCIA
7 3 (3.23%) VCP5
7 3 (3.23%) VCAP
8 2 (2.15%) CCEE
8 2 (2.15%) CCAA
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.15%) CCNP
8 2 (2.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.88%) Hyper-V
3 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (19.35%) XenDesktop
5 17 (18.28%) vSphere
6 16 (17.20%) ISA Server
7 15 (16.13%) XenApp
8 6 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (5.38%) UAG
9 5 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (4.30%) NFS
10 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.30%) Firmware
11 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) SCCM
2 14 (15.05%) SCOM
3 10 (10.75%) XenMobile
3 10 (10.75%) AirWatch
4 8 (8.60%) OVSD
4 8 (8.60%) WSUS
5 5 (5.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.23%) OpenView
8 1 (1.08%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 68 (73.12%) Microsoft
2 43 (46.24%) VMware
3 32 (34.41%) Citrix
4 16 (17.20%) HP
5 10 (10.75%) Cisco
6 9 (9.68%) Remedy
7 5 (5.38%) AppSense
7 5 (5.38%) F5
8 4 (4.30%) NetApp
8 4 (4.30%) Dell
9 2 (2.15%) EMC
9 2 (2.15%) Lotus
9 2 (2.15%) Veeam
10 1 (1.08%) Brocade
10 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.08%) McAfee
10 1 (1.08%) Intel
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