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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
London / City of London
Rank 117 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 70 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 2.34% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.01% 10.90% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 99
Median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £555 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £17.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

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
649 642 1149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.30% 21.44% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 476 864
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 45
Median hourly rate £20.23 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.50 £30.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (76.67%) Windows Server
3 59 (65.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 37 (41.11%) Finance
7 36 (40.00%) VMware
8 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (32.22%) DNS
10 28 (31.11%) ITIL
11 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 27 (30.00%) SCCM
12 24 (26.67%) DHCP
13 22 (24.44%) Citrix
13 22 (24.44%) PowerShell
14 21 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (23.33%) Banking
15 20 (22.22%) Windows 7
16 18 (20.00%) Migration
17 17 (18.89%) SAN
18 16 (17.78%) SQL
18 16 (17.78%) XenApp
19 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
20 14 (15.56%) Cisco
20 14 (15.56%) Linux
20 14 (15.56%) Firewall
21 12 (13.33%) VMware ESX
21 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
21 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
21 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP

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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.67%) IIS
6 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) GitHub
3 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) DNS
2 24 (26.67%) DHCP
3 17 (18.89%) SAN
4 14 (15.56%) Firewall
5 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.44%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.44%) NAS
6 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.33%) Internet
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.22%) FTP
8 2 (2.22%) Intranet
8 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.22%) LAN
8 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.22%) SMTP
8 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.22%) VLAN
8 2 (2.22%) VoIP
8 2 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.22%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.11%) DTS
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.33%) Grunt
1 3 (3.33%) gulp
1 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
1 3 (3.33%) Mocha
1 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.33%) webpack
2 2 (2.22%) MSBuild
2 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) MSI
General
1 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 21 (23.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.33%) Games
3 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (12.22%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Administrator
4 7 (7.78%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Developer
6 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Packager
7 4 (4.44%) IT Support
7 4 (4.44%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) Angular 2
2 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.33%) CSS
2 3 (3.33%) HTML
2 3 (3.33%) HTML5
2 3 (3.33%) LESS
2 3 (3.33%) Sass
3 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.22%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.22%) WinForms
4 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Clustering
2 6 (6.67%) CMDB
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.33%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.22%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.11%) Equities
5 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (76.67%) Windows Server
3 59 (65.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 14 (15.56%) Linux
7 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.78%) Windows 10
9 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.56%) Unix
10 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.44%) Mac OS
12 3 (3.33%) Android
12 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.22%) AIX
13 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.11%) CentOS
14 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) ITIL
2 18 (20.00%) Migration
3 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.89%) Change Management
4 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.89%) Service Management
5 7 (7.78%) DevOps
5 7 (7.78%) Release Management
6 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.56%) Application Discovery
6 5 (5.56%) ITSM
7 4 (4.44%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.44%) High Availability
7 4 (4.44%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.44%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 7 (7.78%) Java
4 6 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (3.33%) C
5 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.33%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.22%) C++
6 2 (2.22%) Delphi
6 2 (2.22%) Pascal
6 2 (2.22%) Ruby
6 2 (2.22%) VB
6 2 (2.22%) VBA
7 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) CCNA
1 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.56%) MCSE
4 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) MCDST
7 1 (1.11%) MCP
7 1 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.78%) XenApp
4 12 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.22%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (5.56%) vSphere
9 4 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.33%) XenServer
11 1 (1.11%) Firmware
11 1 (1.11%) NFS
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (30.00%) SCCM
2 9 (10.00%) SCOM
3 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.56%) SCOrch
3 5 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.56%) WSUS
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.44%) Puppet
4 4 (4.44%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (3.33%) HP SIM
5 3 (3.33%) SCSM
5 3 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.22%) Ansible
6 2 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (40.00%) VMware
3 22 (24.44%) Citrix
4 14 (15.56%) Cisco
5 10 (11.11%) HP
6 9 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.78%) Symantec
8 6 (6.67%) Remedy
8 6 (6.67%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.56%) LANDesk
10 4 (4.44%) NetApp
11 3 (3.33%) Apple
11 3 (3.33%) Brocade
11 3 (3.33%) Dell
11 3 (3.33%) SAP
11 3 (3.33%) Sybase
11 3 (3.33%) Veritas
12 2 (2.22%) DataSynapse
12 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle
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