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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / East Midlands
Rank 58 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.82% 2.40% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.03% 10.94% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 19
Median daily rate £150 £240 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £166 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £368 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 8
Median hourly rate £15.44 £15.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.59 £20.00 £25.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
262 329 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.56% 21.92% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 152 138
Median daily rate £300 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £37.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +12 18 £136 -45.80% 2
Nottinghamshire -2 12 £488 +98.97% 4
Northamptonshire -11 7 £115 -45.88% 2
Leicestershire +8 3 £393 - 3
Lincolnshire -5 1 £480 +112.15% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (53.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (49.30%) Windows Server
4 34 (47.89%) VMware
4 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
5 33 (46.48%) Windows 7
6 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
7 29 (40.85%) ITIL
8 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
9 21 (29.58%) SQL
10 20 (28.17%) Windows XP
10 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
12 18 (25.35%) Unix
13 17 (23.94%) Linux
13 17 (23.94%) MS Office
13 17 (23.94%) Cisco
13 17 (23.94%) SAN
14 16 (22.54%) Oracle
14 16 (22.54%) Oracle Database
15 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
16 13 (18.31%) HP
16 13 (18.31%) NetApp
16 13 (18.31%) Firewall
17 12 (16.90%) DNS
17 12 (16.90%) SCCM
18 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
18 11 (15.49%) .NET
18 11 (15.49%) Java

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 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.45%) iPlanet
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Office
2 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.63%) MS Project
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle 11i
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.45%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) SAN
2 13 (18.31%) Firewall
3 12 (16.90%) DNS
4 8 (11.27%) DHCP
4 8 (11.27%) LDAP
4 8 (11.27%) NAS
5 6 (8.45%) BIG-IP
5 6 (8.45%) LAN
5 6 (8.45%) WAN
6 5 (7.04%) Kerberos
6 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.82%) FTP
7 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.82%) SSH
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.41%) HTTP
8 1 (1.41%) Internet
8 1 (1.41%) VLAN
8 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) Oracle Database
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (5.63%) DTS
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.63%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.63%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 8 (11.27%) Retail
4 4 (5.63%) Publishing
5 2 (2.82%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Applications Support
4 9 (12.68%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Development Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Development Support Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.23%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) J2EE
2 6 (8.45%) XML
3 5 (7.04%) ADSI
3 5 (7.04%) JSP
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.82%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) PKI
3 4 (5.63%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.23%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) CCTV
6 1 (1.41%) FMCG
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (53.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (49.30%) Windows Server
3 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (46.48%) Windows 7
5 20 (28.17%) Windows XP
6 18 (25.35%) Unix
7 17 (23.94%) Linux
8 9 (12.68%) HPUX
9 6 (8.45%) AIX
9 6 (8.45%) Solaris
10 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
11 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
12 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.41%) Android
14 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) QMS
3 7 (9.86%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (8.45%) Six Sigma
4 6 (8.45%) Workflow
5 5 (7.04%) Change Control
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Document Management
6 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.82%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (2.82%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.41%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (1.41%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) Java
3 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CCNA
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.82%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.04%) JSP 440
3 4 (5.63%) SLA
4 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.27%) XenApp
4 8 (11.27%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.45%) vSphere
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCCM
2 6 (8.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (8.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.63%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.82%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.82%) OpenView
6 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.41%) MIIS
6 1 (1.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) VMware
2 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.94%) Cisco
4 16 (22.54%) Oracle
5 13 (18.31%) HP
5 13 (18.31%) NetApp
6 10 (14.08%) Citrix
7 9 (12.68%) Symantec
8 6 (8.45%) BEA
8 6 (8.45%) F5
8 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.45%) Sun
8 6 (8.45%) Webroot
9 5 (7.04%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.63%) Apple
10 4 (5.63%) EMC
11 3 (4.23%) Brocade
12 2 (2.82%) Qualys
12 2 (2.82%) Veeam