The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 65 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.50% 2.10% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 10.41% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 23
Median daily rate £225 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £406 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £285
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
288 317 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.06% 20.13% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 137 133
Median daily rate £400 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 71
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.20 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £25.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £415 +38.33% 4
Leicestershire +1 8 £238 -13.63% 3
Derbyshire +8 4 £425 +39.34% 1
Northamptonshire -8 3 £110 -72.97%
Lincolnshire -4 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (62.69%) Active Directory
3 35 (52.24%) VMware
3 35 (52.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
5 32 (47.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
7 23 (34.33%) ITIL
8 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (26.87%) Cisco
10 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
10 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
10 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
11 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
12 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
12 14 (20.90%) SAN
13 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (19.40%) Office 365
14 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
14 12 (17.91%) SCCM
14 12 (17.91%) Citrix
14 12 (17.91%) Migration
15 11 (16.42%) Firewall
15 11 (16.42%) HP
15 11 (16.42%) Linux
15 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
16 10 (14.93%) .NET
16 10 (14.93%) WAN
17 9 (13.43%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) JBoss
7 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) IaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) SAN
2 11 (16.42%) Firewall
3 10 (14.93%) WAN
4 9 (13.43%) LAN
5 5 (7.46%) DHCP
5 5 (7.46%) DNS
6 4 (5.97%) Internet
6 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.97%) Wireless
7 2 (2.99%) NAS
8 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.49%) IPsec
8 1 (1.49%) IPv4
8 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.49%) Skype
8 1 (1.49%) SMTP
8 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
8 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (8.96%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (7.46%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Minimum Viable Product
3 5 (7.46%) Replication
4 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.48%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.99%) CMDB
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) FMCG
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (52.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
4 32 (47.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
6 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
7 11 (16.42%) Linux
8 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
9 6 (8.96%) Unix
10 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.46%) ArchiMate
4 5 (7.46%) Data Security
4 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (7.46%) OO
4 5 (7.46%) Release Management
4 5 (7.46%) Service Design
4 5 (7.46%) UML
4 5 (7.46%) Web Design
5 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.97%) CRM
5 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.94%) SQL
3 7 (10.45%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) VBScript
5 4 (5.97%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.46%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.97%) vSphere
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.48%) VMware Server
5 3 (4.48%) XenApp
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.49%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.49%) OVSD
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (52.24%) VMware
2 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.87%) Cisco
4 12 (17.91%) Citrix
5 11 (16.42%) HP
6 8 (11.94%) NetApp
6 8 (11.94%) Oracle
7 6 (8.96%) Dell
7 6 (8.96%) IBM
8 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.46%) SAP
9 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (4.48%) EMC
10 3 (4.48%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.99%) AppSense
11 2 (2.99%) Lumension
11 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.49%) F5
12 1 (1.49%) Proofpoint
12 1 (1.49%) Webroot
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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