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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.43% 2.88% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.20% 11.78% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 14
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£238 £323 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.35% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £232 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £397 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.86% -29.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.45 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £17.10 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
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
357 382 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.66% 24.41% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 199 119
Average daily rate £318 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £80 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 58 84
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.36 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.02% -25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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
Derbyshire +13 15 £275 -25.67% 1
Leicestershire +8 10 £450 +28.57% 4
Nottinghamshire 0 6 £200 -25.92% 5
Northamptonshire -9 6 £120 -68.00% 1
Lincolnshire +6 3 £100 -68.25%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 61 (63.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 49 (51.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
7 30 (31.25%) VMware
7 30 (31.25%) Windows 7
8 29 (30.21%) Migration
9 27 (28.13%) Windows XP
10 24 (25.00%) DNS
11 23 (23.96%) Citrix
11 23 (23.96%) MS Office
12 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (21.88%) Cisco
14 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (18.75%) SCCM
16 15 (15.63%) ITIL
17 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
18 13 (13.54%) DHCP
19 12 (12.50%) Firewall
19 12 (12.50%) Office 365
20 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
20 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
20 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
21 10 (10.42%) Kerberos
21 10 (10.42%) HP
21 10 (10.42%) LDAP
21 10 (10.42%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.25%) Apache
5 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.17%) Lync
7 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.04%) Quickr
8 1 (1.04%) IIS
8 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) MS Office
2 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) DNS
2 13 (13.54%) DHCP
3 12 (12.50%) Firewall
4 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.42%) Kerberos
5 10 (10.42%) LDAP
5 10 (10.42%) WAN
6 8 (8.33%) LAN
6 8 (8.33%) VLAN
7 6 (6.25%) IPsec
7 6 (6.25%) VoIP
7 6 (6.25%) Internet
8 5 (5.21%) SAN
9 3 (3.13%) Network Security
9 3 (3.13%) Wireless
10 2 (2.08%) Intranet
10 2 (2.08%) SNMP
11 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) MySQL
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MSI
2 2 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (5.21%) Retail
1 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.08%) Local Government
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Analyst
2 16 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (15.63%) Support Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.33%) Server Support
5 8 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Server Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) ADSI
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) PKI
2 9 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.21%) Open Source
3 5 (5.21%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.08%) PDA
5 2 (2.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) iSeries
6 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (63.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (51.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 27 (28.13%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.42%) Linux
6 10 (10.42%) Windows Vista
7 8 (8.33%) UNIX
8 6 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 6 (6.25%) CentOS
8 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Migration
2 15 (15.63%) ITIL
3 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.29%) OOP
3 7 (7.29%) OO
4 6 (6.25%) Project Management
4 6 (6.25%) Validation
4 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.21%) Line Management
6 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.08%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.08%) Logistics
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.04%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.04%) Coaching
8 1 (1.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
1 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.38%) VB
3 2 (2.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) MCSE
4 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) MCP
5 2 (2.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.04%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) CCENT
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.33%) XenServer
3 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.29%) XenApp
5 4 (4.17%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.13%) vSphere
6 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.08%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (18.75%) SCCM
2 8 (8.33%) SCOM
3 6 (6.25%) WSUS
4 4 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.04%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.25%) VMware
3 23 (23.96%) Citrix
4 21 (21.88%) Cisco
5 10 (10.42%) HP
6 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.17%) Dell
7 4 (4.17%) Google
7 4 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.08%) Symantec
9 2 (2.08%) Remedy
9 2 (2.08%) Apple
9 2 (2.08%) IBM
9 2 (2.08%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.04%) Veeam
10 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.04%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.04%) NetApp
10 1 (1.04%) Nokia
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