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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.33% 2.67% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.99% 11.63% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 12
Median daily rate £325 £223 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.06% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £181 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £593 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £301 £298
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £14.15 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.13 £20.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +8.70%
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
317 404 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.40% 22.95% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 189 123
Median daily rate £363 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £170 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 81
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £27.50 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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 6 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
Nottinghamshire -7 11 £438 +105.88% 1
Northamptonshire +8 10 £325 -51.85%
Leicestershire +7 8 £290 -27.50% 3
Lincolnshire +3 5 £325 +73.33% 2
Derbyshire +8 3 £350 +14.75% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

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

1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (58.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
3 42 (57.53%) VMware
4 39 (53.42%) Windows Server
5 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
6 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (28.77%) ITIL
8 18 (24.66%) Cisco
8 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
9 17 (23.29%) Linux
9 17 (23.29%) MS Exchange
9 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
10 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.55%) Office 365
11 15 (20.55%) SCCM
12 14 (19.18%) SAN
12 14 (19.18%) Firewall
13 13 (17.81%) Windows XP
14 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
14 12 (16.44%) Windows 8
15 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
15 10 (13.70%) MS Office
15 10 (13.70%) Java
15 10 (13.70%) Oracle
15 10 (13.70%) Migration
16 9 (12.33%) Citrix
16 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management

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 17 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) Firewall
1 14 (19.18%) SAN
2 7 (9.59%) LAN
2 7 (9.59%) WAN
3 5 (6.85%) DHCP
3 5 (6.85%) DNS
4 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.48%) Wireless
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.74%) VLAN
7 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) Intranet
7 1 (1.37%) IPsec
7 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.37%) NAS
7 1 (1.37%) Skype
7 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) DB2
General
1 7 (9.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (13.70%) Analyst
1 10 (13.70%) Architect
1 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
2 8 (10.96%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) IT Support
5 5 (6.85%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Support Specialist
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.48%) Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) .NET
1 7 (9.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (6.85%) Replication
5 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.11%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.74%) CMDB
6 2 (2.74%) FMCG
6 2 (2.74%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.37%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.37%) PMI
7 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (58.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (53.42%) Windows Server
4 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
6 17 (23.29%) Linux
7 13 (17.81%) Windows XP
8 12 (16.44%) Windows 8
9 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (9.59%) Unix
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) Migration
3 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.33%) TOGAF
4 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.59%) Service Design
6 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.22%) ArchiMate
6 6 (8.22%) CRM
6 6 (8.22%) Data Security
6 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.22%) OO
6 6 (8.22%) Release Management
6 6 (8.22%) UML
6 6 (8.22%) Web Design
7 5 (6.85%) Server Building
8 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.11%) High Availability
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) Java
2 8 (10.96%) SQL
3 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.22%) MCSE
3 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) CCNA
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.11%) MCSA
5 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) MCP
6 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.59%) vSphere
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.48%) VMware Server
6 3 (4.11%) XenApp
7 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.37%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.37%) OVSD
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) VMware
2 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.66%) Cisco
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle
5 9 (12.33%) Citrix
6 8 (10.96%) HP
7 7 (9.59%) Dell
7 7 (9.59%) IBM
7 7 (9.59%) NetApp
7 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.59%) SAP
8 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (5.48%) AppSense
9 4 (5.48%) Lumension
10 3 (4.11%) EMC
10 3 (4.11%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.37%) Altiris
12 1 (1.37%) Riverbed