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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.38% 1.89% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 9.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £241 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.34% +8.58%
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
41 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.89% 20.38% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 30
Median daily rate £370 £341 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% +224.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £178 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £436 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -82.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +6 3 £350 +14.75%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (50.00%) AppSense
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Lumension
5 4 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (25.00%) NetApp
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (12.50%) XenApp
8 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) AppSense
1 4 (50.00%) Lumension
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft