The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 41 18
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.61% 1.05% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 4.04% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
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£275 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £360 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +1.90%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 99 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 22.03% 26.05% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 66 18
Average daily rate £325 £110 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -65.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -79.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £9.09 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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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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
Derby +15 7 £325 -18.75%
Chesterfield - 4 £238 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (50.00%) DNS
7 11 (45.83%) SCCM
8 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
8 9 (37.50%) MS Office
9 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 8 (33.33%) DHCP
10 7 (29.17%) OOP
10 7 (29.17%) OO
10 7 (29.17%) Citrix
10 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
10 7 (29.17%) VB
10 7 (29.17%) MSI
10 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
11 6 (25.00%) Validation
11 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 5 (20.83%) QA
12 5 (20.83%) VMware
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco
13 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000
13 4 (16.67%) MCSE
13 4 (16.67%) Clustering
13 4 (16.67%) Telecoms

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (16.67%) Lync
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Quickr
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) LDAP
3 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) Intranet
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MSI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Build Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) iSeries
4 1 (4.17%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) AS400
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) OOP
1 7 (29.17%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) Validation
2 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) VB
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
6 1 (4.17%) HP APS
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 4 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 4 (16.67%) WSUS
2 4 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (4.17%) HP