The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Dunstable 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 4.35% 10.00% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £319 £301
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 13.04% 70.00% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £410 £355 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.49% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2008
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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 11 July 2014, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory