The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 116 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 70 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 2.04% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.50% 9.36% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 101
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £509 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £312 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -15.00%
Windows Server 2008
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
677 748 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.65% 21.85% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 583 1003
Median daily rate £450 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £606 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £22.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (70.75%) Windows Server
3 69 (65.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (61.32%) Active Directory
5 51 (48.11%) VMware
6 50 (47.17%) Microsoft
7 40 (37.74%) Finance
8 35 (33.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (27.36%) Citrix
10 29 (27.36%) ITIL
11 28 (26.42%) DNS
11 28 (26.42%) SCCM
12 27 (25.47%) PowerShell
13 26 (24.53%) Windows 7
14 24 (22.64%) Migration
14 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
15 22 (20.75%) DHCP
16 21 (19.81%) Banking
17 20 (18.87%) SCOM
17 20 (18.87%) XenApp
18 19 (17.92%) VMware ESX
18 19 (17.92%) Firewall
18 19 (17.92%) Linux
19 18 (16.98%) MS Exchange
20 17 (16.04%) Cisco
20 17 (16.04%) SQL
21 15 (14.15%) SAN
21 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
22 14 (13.21%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (13.21%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.43%) IIS
4 8 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.66%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.83%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.89%) Apache
9 2 (1.89%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.94%) JBoss
10 1 (0.94%) Quickr
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) MS Office
2 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.72%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.42%) DNS
2 22 (20.75%) DHCP
3 19 (17.92%) Firewall
4 15 (14.15%) SAN
5 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.66%) VLAN
7 5 (4.72%) NAS
8 4 (3.77%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.77%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.77%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.83%) Internet
9 3 (2.83%) LAN
9 3 (2.83%) WAN
10 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.89%) WLAN
11 1 (0.94%) FCoE
11 1 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.83%) Grunt
2 3 (2.83%) gulp
2 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.83%) Mocha
2 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.83%) webpack
3 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.89%) JIRA
3 2 (1.89%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.94%) MSI
General
1 40 (37.74%) Finance
2 21 (19.81%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (0.94%) Back Office
4 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Polish Language
4 1 (0.94%) Publishing
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (14.15%) Administrator
2 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.43%) Analyst
3 10 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.49%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Applications Packager
5 6 (5.66%) Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (4.72%) Architect
6 5 (4.72%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (4.72%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.77%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) .NET
2 7 (6.60%) HTML
3 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.83%) Angular 2
4 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.83%) CSS
4 3 (2.83%) HTML5
4 3 (2.83%) LESS
4 3 (2.83%) Sass
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.89%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.89%) Web Services
5 2 (1.89%) WinForms
6 1 (0.94%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.94%) Middleware
6 1 (0.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.66%) CMDB
2 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (2.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.89%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) Equities
6 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.94%) iPhone
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (70.75%) Windows Server
3 69 (65.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (33.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (24.53%) Windows 7
6 19 (17.92%) Linux
7 11 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (8.49%) Windows 10
9 7 (6.60%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.72%) Android
10 5 (4.72%) Mac OS
10 5 (4.72%) Unix
10 5 (4.72%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.83%) AIX
11 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.83%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.94%) CentOS
13 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) ITIL
2 24 (22.64%) Migration
3 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (8.49%) Service Management
6 8 (7.55%) Application Discovery
7 7 (6.60%) Change Management
7 7 (6.60%) DevOps
8 6 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.66%) Release Management
9 5 (4.72%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.72%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.72%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.72%) ITSM
9 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.77%) Data Management
10 4 (3.77%) OO
10 4 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.04%) SQL
3 11 (10.38%) Java
4 9 (8.49%) C#
5 6 (5.66%) C++
6 4 (3.77%) VBScript
7 3 (2.83%) C
7 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.89%) Delphi
8 2 (1.89%) Pascal
8 2 (1.89%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.94%) Perl
9 1 (0.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.55%) CCNA
2 8 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.55%) MCSE
3 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) Degree
5 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) MCITP
6 3 (2.83%) MCSA
6 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.94%) CCNP
8 1 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (61.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (18.87%) XenApp
4 19 (17.92%) VMware ESX
5 10 (9.43%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.49%) XenDesktop
7 8 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (4.72%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (3.77%) vSphere
11 3 (2.83%) XenServer
12 1 (0.94%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.94%) Firmware
12 1 (0.94%) NFS
12 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (26.42%) SCCM
2 20 (18.87%) SCOM
3 8 (7.55%) Puppet
4 6 (5.66%) WSUS
5 5 (4.72%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.72%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.83%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.89%) Ansible
8 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.89%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.89%) Nagios
8 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.94%) DameWare
Vendors
1 51 (48.11%) VMware
2 50 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 29 (27.36%) Citrix
4 17 (16.04%) Cisco
5 12 (11.32%) HP
5 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
6 9 (8.49%) Dell
7 6 (5.66%) Remedy
7 6 (5.66%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.72%) Juniper
8 5 (4.72%) NetApp
8 5 (4.72%) Symantec
9 4 (3.77%) Apple
9 4 (3.77%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.83%) Brocade
10 3 (2.83%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.83%) Pega
10 3 (2.83%) Sybase
11 2 (1.89%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.89%) EqualLogic
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