The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable 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 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 7 9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable - 4.55% 23.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 50.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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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 Dunstable region.

Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 8.57% 9.09% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Average daily rate £525 £225 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.86 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Windows Server 2008
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware