The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.85% 0.86% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 5.13% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £360 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £360 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £360 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +10.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.70% 16.81% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 38
Average daily rate £450 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £360 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £628 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (50.00%) C
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) MCP
3 6 (50.00%) Lotus
3 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) MCITP
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 6 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (8.33%) SUSE
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Lotus
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) CommVault
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky