The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 18 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.64% 2.70% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 17.65% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £578 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -18.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 17 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.03% 15.32% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 52
Average daily rate £475 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Canary Wharf region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows Server 2008
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) VMware