The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Derbyshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.74% 2.61% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 11.32% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
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£325 £368 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £322 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £414 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 29.38% 23.04% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 15
Average daily rate £325 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £68 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 23
Average hourly rate £13.50 £52.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £56.48 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 4 £325 -23.52% 4
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) ADSI
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 3 (30.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (10.00%) XenApp
7 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (10.00%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Server Support
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
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