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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.38% 2.64% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.94% 11.75% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 17
Median daily rate £325 £244 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.04 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £13.90 £15.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £32.00 £21.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
310 366 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.91% 22.44% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 160 122
Median daily rate £375 £333 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 78
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.75 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 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 31 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
Leicestershire -1 11 £290 -3.33% 3
Nottinghamshire -5 11 £426 +49.56% 6
Northamptonshire +3 6 £294 - 3
Lincolnshire +1 6 £325 +73.33% 2
Derbyshire +7 2 £388 +27.04% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (58.57%) Active Directory
3 39 (55.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (54.29%) VMware
5 36 (51.43%) Windows Server
6 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (27.14%) ITIL
10 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
11 17 (24.29%) Linux
11 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
11 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
12 16 (22.86%) Cisco
13 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (20.00%) Office 365
14 14 (20.00%) SCCM
15 12 (17.14%) SAN
15 12 (17.14%) Migration
15 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
16 11 (15.71%) Firewall
16 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
17 10 (14.29%) Oracle
17 10 (14.29%) Java
17 10 (14.29%) Citrix
17 10 (14.29%) HP
17 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
18 9 (12.86%) TOGAF
18 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V

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 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) SAN
2 11 (15.71%) Firewall
3 8 (11.43%) LAN
3 8 (11.43%) WAN
4 5 (7.14%) DHCP
4 5 (7.14%) DNS
4 5 (7.14%) Wireless
5 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.29%) Internet
7 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.43%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) IPsec
8 1 (1.43%) IPv4
8 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.43%) NAS
8 1 (1.43%) PBX
8 1 (1.43%) SMTP
8 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) DB2
General
1 7 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Architect
2 10 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Designer
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) IT Support
7 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (7.14%) Replication
5 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.29%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.86%) CMDB
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.86%) FMCG
6 2 (2.86%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.86%) NHS
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (55.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (51.43%) Windows Server
4 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (24.29%) Linux
5 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.43%) Unix
7 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
8 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Migration
3 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.86%) TOGAF
4 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.00%) Service Design
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.57%) ArchiMate
6 6 (8.57%) CRM
6 6 (8.57%) Data Security
6 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.57%) OO
6 6 (8.57%) Release Management
6 6 (8.57%) UML
6 6 (8.57%) Web Design
7 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.71%) Server Building
8 3 (4.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Java
1 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.14%) MCSE
3 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) CCNA
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 41 (58.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.14%) vSphere
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.71%) VMware Server
6 3 (4.29%) XenApp
7 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.43%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.43%) OVSD
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) VMware
2 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.86%) Cisco
4 10 (14.29%) Citrix
4 10 (14.29%) HP
4 10 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (10.00%) IBM
5 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.00%) SAP
6 6 (8.57%) Dell
6 6 (8.57%) NetApp
6 6 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.71%) AppSense
7 4 (5.71%) Lumension
8 3 (4.29%) EMC
8 3 (4.29%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.43%) arcserve
10 1 (1.43%) CA
10 1 (1.43%) Novell
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