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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / East Midlands
Rank 61 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.27% 2.30% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.04% 11.67% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 12
Median daily rate £204 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £205 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £330 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £309 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
274 317 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.88% 19.74% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 139 165
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £153 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 48
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire +10 19 £136 - 1
Nottinghamshire -1 9 £469 +87.50% 4
Leicestershire +2 2 £385 +54.00% 4
Northamptonshire -13 2 £204 -18.50%
Lincolnshire -3 1 £480 +82.85% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 33 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 30 (45.45%) VMware
5 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
6 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
6 28 (42.42%) ITIL
7 27 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 20 (30.30%) SQL
8 20 (30.30%) Unix
9 18 (27.27%) Linux
9 18 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 17 (25.76%) Oracle
10 17 (25.76%) Oracle Database
10 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (24.24%) MS Office
11 16 (24.24%) Cisco
11 16 (24.24%) SAN
12 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 13 (19.70%) Firewall
13 13 (19.70%) SCCM
13 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
14 12 (18.18%) NetApp
14 12 (18.18%) HP
15 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (9.09%) iPlanet
3 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Office
2 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS Project
3 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (10.61%) Demantra
2 7 (10.61%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) SAN
2 13 (19.70%) Firewall
3 11 (16.67%) DNS
4 8 (12.12%) LDAP
4 8 (12.12%) NAS
5 7 (10.61%) DHCP
6 6 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.58%) Kerberos
8 4 (6.06%) LAN
8 4 (6.06%) WAN
9 3 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.03%) FTP
10 2 (3.03%) SSH
10 2 (3.03%) Wireless
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.52%) HTTP
11 1 (1.52%) Internet
11 1 (1.52%) VPN
11 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.76%) Oracle Database
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.06%) DTS
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.06%) Star Schema
7 2 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.06%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Publishing
5 3 (4.55%) Local Government
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Applications Support
2 10 (15.15%) Applications Support Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Support Analyst
3 6 (9.09%) Development Analyst
3 6 (9.09%) Development Support Analyst
3 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.58%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) J2EE
4 5 (7.58%) ADSI
4 5 (7.58%) JSP
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (3.03%) Software Packaging
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Clustering
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) PKI
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) HP Storage
5 3 (4.55%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.52%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 33 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 20 (30.30%) Unix
6 18 (27.27%) Linux
6 18 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 11 (16.67%) HPUX
8 6 (9.09%) AIX
8 6 (9.09%) Solaris
8 6 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.03%) Android
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) QMS
3 7 (10.61%) Project Management
3 7 (10.61%) Workflow
4 6 (9.09%) Change Control
4 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.58%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.06%) Document Management
6 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (15.15%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.55%) CCNA
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (3.03%) MCP
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.58%) JSP 440
2 5 (7.58%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.61%) XenApp
3 7 (10.61%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.58%) vSphere
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.03%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) SCCM
2 6 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (3.03%) OpenView
7 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.52%) MIIS
7 1 (1.52%) SCOM
7 1 (1.52%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) VMware
2 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) Oracle
4 16 (24.24%) Cisco
5 12 (18.18%) HP
5 12 (18.18%) NetApp
6 10 (15.15%) Citrix
7 9 (13.64%) Symantec
8 6 (9.09%) BEA
8 6 (9.09%) F5
8 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.09%) Sun
8 6 (9.09%) Webroot
9 5 (7.58%) Intel Security
10 4 (6.06%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.06%) EMC
11 3 (4.55%) Apple
12 2 (3.03%) BMC
12 2 (3.03%) Cognos
12 2 (3.03%) Veritas