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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
London / City of London
Rank 107 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 66 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 2.10% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.72% 9.79% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 106
Median daily rate £413 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £303 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%

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
640 674 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.60% 21.48% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 502 911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 37
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.03 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 56 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 39 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 37 (44.05%) Finance
6 37 (44.05%) VMware
7 28 (33.33%) SCCM
8 27 (32.14%) Citrix
9 24 (28.57%) DNS
10 23 (27.38%) PowerShell
11 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
11 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (25.00%) XenApp
13 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (23.81%) DHCP
14 19 (22.62%) Migration
15 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
15 18 (21.43%) ITIL
15 18 (21.43%) SAN
16 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
17 14 (16.67%) Firewall
17 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (16.67%) SCOM
17 14 (16.67%) Banking
17 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
18 11 (13.10%) SQL
18 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
19 10 (11.90%) Cisco
19 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification

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 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.57%) IIS
7 2 (2.38%) DataSynapse
7 2 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (2.38%) GitHub
3 2 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) DNS
2 20 (23.81%) DHCP
3 18 (21.43%) SAN
4 14 (16.67%) Firewall
5 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.95%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.76%) NAS
7 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.38%) FTP
8 2 (2.38%) Internet
8 2 (2.38%) Intranet
8 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.38%) SMTP
8 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.38%) VoIP
9 1 (1.19%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.19%) DTS
6 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MSI
2 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.57%) Grunt
2 3 (3.57%) gulp
2 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.57%) Mocha
2 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) webpack
3 2 (2.38%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (44.05%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Applications Packager
6 5 (5.95%) Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.57%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.57%) ICT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (3.57%) Angular 2
3 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.57%) CSS
3 3 (3.57%) HTML5
3 3 (3.57%) LESS
3 3 (3.57%) Sass
4 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.38%) WinForms
5 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Clustering
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) CMDB
5 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.57%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.38%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.19%) Equities
7 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.19%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 56 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.52%) Linux
5 8 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.76%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.57%) Android
8 3 (3.57%) Unix
9 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.19%) AIX
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Migration
2 18 (21.43%) ITIL
3 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (7.14%) Application Discovery
5 5 (5.95%) Application Packaging
5 5 (5.95%) DevOps
5 5 (5.95%) Server Building
6 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.76%) High Availability
6 4 (4.76%) Release Management
7 3 (3.57%) Analytics
7 3 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (3.57%) Front End Development
7 3 (3.57%) Information Security
7 3 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.10%) SQL
3 6 (7.14%) C#
4 5 (5.95%) VBScript
5 4 (4.76%) Java
6 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.71%) MCSE
3 6 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.95%) CCNA
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.76%) Degree
5 4 (4.76%) MCSA
6 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.19%) MCDST
8 1 (1.19%) MCITP
8 1 (1.19%) MCTS
8 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 48 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.00%) XenApp
3 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 9 (10.71%) VMware ESX
5 9 (10.71%) vSphere
6 8 (9.52%) XenDesktop
7 7 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (5.95%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (33.33%) SCCM
2 14 (16.67%) SCOM
3 6 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 6 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (5.95%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.95%) SCOrch
4 5 (5.95%) WSUS
5 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.76%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.57%) Ansible
6 3 (3.57%) HP SIM
6 3 (3.57%) SCSM
6 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.38%) Puppet
7 2 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 37 (44.05%) VMware
3 27 (32.14%) Citrix
4 10 (11.90%) Cisco
4 10 (11.90%) Symantec
5 9 (10.71%) HP
6 6 (7.14%) Dell
6 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.95%) NetApp
7 5 (5.95%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.76%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.76%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.57%) Altiris
9 3 (3.57%) Apple
9 3 (3.57%) AppSense
9 3 (3.57%) Brocade
9 3 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (3.57%) SAP
10 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.38%) Veritas
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