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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 56 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.70% 4.88% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.22% 24.16% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 24
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£275 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £201 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -62.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.95 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £30.80 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
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
368 327 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.29% 20.21% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 158 118
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £102 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 46 67
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +2 16 £275 -4.34% 4
Leicestershire +8 14 - - 1
Northamptonshire +8 11 £175 -46.15%
Lincolnshire +2 8 £475 +124.85% 4
Derbyshire -1 7 £325 -11.56% 2
Windows Server 2008
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Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (68.82%) Active Directory
3 54 (58.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
5 42 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (36.56%) Windows 7
6 34 (36.56%) Citrix
7 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
8 32 (34.41%) VMware
9 31 (33.33%) Windows XP
10 28 (30.11%) Cisco
11 25 (26.88%) Migration
12 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (17.20%) ITIL
13 16 (17.20%) Hyper-V
14 15 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (16.13%) MS Office
14 15 (16.13%) Firewall
15 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
15 14 (15.05%) DNS
15 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (13.98%) SCCM
16 13 (13.98%) HP
16 13 (13.98%) WAN
17 12 (12.90%) LAN
17 12 (12.90%) XenApp
18 11 (11.83%) SQL
19 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
20 9 (9.68%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (7.53%) Lync
6 6 (6.45%) IIS
6 6 (6.45%) Apache
6 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.08%) Quickr
8 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Office
2 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) CATIA
3 1 (1.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) Firewall
2 14 (15.05%) DNS
3 13 (13.98%) WAN
4 12 (12.90%) LAN
5 8 (8.60%) LDAP
5 8 (8.60%) DHCP
5 8 (8.60%) Kerberos
5 8 (8.60%) SAN
5 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.53%) VoIP
7 4 (4.30%) Internet
7 4 (4.30%) Wireless
7 4 (4.30%) IPsec
7 4 (4.30%) VLAN
8 2 (2.15%) Network Security
8 2 (2.15%) Intranet
8 2 (2.15%) SNMP
9 1 (1.08%) FTP
9 1 (1.08%) GSM
9 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) NUnit
1 4 (4.30%) Moq
2 2 (2.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (4.30%) Retail
2 3 (3.23%) Local Government
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (13.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Server Support
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) IT Support
7 5 (5.38%) Server Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Active Directory Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) .NET
1 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
1 4 (4.30%) ADSI
1 4 (4.30%) NHibernate
1 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (4.30%) StructureMap
2 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) PKI
2 5 (5.38%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.38%) Open Source
3 4 (4.30%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.15%) FMCG
5 2 (2.15%) PDA
5 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (58.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (36.56%) Windows 7
5 31 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.60%) Linux
6 8 (8.60%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.53%) UNIX
8 6 (6.45%) CentOS
9 4 (4.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.08%) Solaris
11 1 (1.08%) SUSE
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Migration
2 16 (17.20%) ITIL
3 7 (7.53%) Project Management
4 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.30%) Scrum
5 4 (4.30%) MVC
6 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.23%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.15%) Logistics
8 1 (1.08%) ITSM
8 1 (1.08%) Online Security
8 1 (1.08%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.08%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.08%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.08%) Change Control
8 1 (1.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.30%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) VBScript
4 3 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.68%) MCSE
3 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (68.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.20%) Hyper-V
3 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (12.90%) XenApp
5 9 (9.68%) XenServer
5 9 (9.68%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.38%) vSphere
6 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.15%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) SCOM
2 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.08%) WSUS
5 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.56%) Citrix
3 32 (34.41%) VMware
4 28 (30.11%) Cisco
5 13 (13.98%) HP
6 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.38%) Dell
8 4 (4.30%) Google
8 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.23%) Remedy
9 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.15%) Symantec
10 2 (2.15%) IBM
10 2 (2.15%) Veeam
10 2 (2.15%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.08%) Lotus
11 1 (1.08%) McAfee
11 1 (1.08%) Sophos
11 1 (1.08%) Websense
11 1 (1.08%) LANDesk
Lincoln
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Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 15 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 22 days ago