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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 66 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.08% 2.27% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.01% 10.77% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 22
Median daily rate £125 £220 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £361 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
283 325 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.33% 21.06% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 154 150
Median daily rate £325 £330 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 65
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.80 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Northamptonshire -5 12 £120 -43.52% 1
Derbyshire +8 9 £131 -47.80% 2
Nottinghamshire -12 8 - - 1
Leicestershire -5 2 £400 +39.13% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
3 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (49.18%) VMware
4 30 (49.18%) Windows 7
5 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
5 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
6 28 (45.90%) ITIL
7 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (40.98%) Windows XP
9 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
10 19 (31.15%) MS Office
11 17 (27.87%) SQL
11 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
11 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (26.23%) SAN
13 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
14 13 (21.31%) NetApp
14 13 (21.31%) SCCM
15 12 (19.67%) Citrix
16 11 (18.03%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (16.39%) Firewall
17 10 (16.39%) HP
17 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
18 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (14.75%) WAN
18 9 (14.75%) LAN
19 8 (13.11%) .NET
19 8 (13.11%) Cisco
19 8 (13.11%) XenApp

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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) JBoss
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Office
2 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.56%) MS Project
3 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Demantra
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) SAN
2 10 (16.39%) Firewall
3 9 (14.75%) LAN
3 9 (14.75%) WAN
4 7 (11.48%) NAS
5 6 (9.84%) DNS
6 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.28%) Wireless
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.64%) Internet
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (6.56%) DTS
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) JDeveloper
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Publishing
4 2 (3.28%) Local Government
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Desktop Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) IT Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.84%) IT Support
6 6 (9.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Development Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Development Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) XML
3 2 (3.28%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) CCTV
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (49.18%) Windows 7
4 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
5 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (40.98%) Windows XP
7 7 (11.48%) Linux
7 7 (11.48%) Unix
8 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.56%) HPUX
10 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
11 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) ITIL
2 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
2 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.56%) Document Management
2 4 (6.56%) Workflow
3 3 (4.92%) Change Control
3 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.28%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (3.28%) Migration
4 2 (3.28%) QMS
4 2 (3.28%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.64%) High Availability
5 1 (1.64%) Network Management
5 1 (1.64%) Release Management
5 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.28%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.28%) MCSE
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.11%) XenApp
4 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
5 6 (9.84%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) VMware
2 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.31%) NetApp
4 12 (19.67%) Citrix
5 10 (16.39%) HP
6 8 (13.11%) Cisco
7 7 (11.48%) Webroot
8 6 (9.84%) Oracle
9 3 (4.92%) Apple
9 3 (4.92%) Brocade
10 2 (3.28%) Veeam
11 1 (1.64%) arcserve
11 1 (1.64%) CA
11 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.64%) Meraki
11 1 (1.64%) Software AG
11 1 (1.64%) Sophos
11 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.64%) webMethods
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