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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.18% 3.45% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.55% 15.13% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 23
Average daily rate
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£273 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £193 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £386 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £12.07 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £24.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
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
377 357 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.82% 22.81% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 170 143
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £80 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 51 79
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Leicestershire +9 15 - - 4
Derbyshire -3 9 £338 -8.78% 4
Lincolnshire +9 5 £288 -10.15%
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £230 -14.81% 6
Northamptonshire -4 3 £100 -77.77%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 59 (61.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 46 (47.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 32 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 31 (32.29%) MS Exchange
8 31 (32.29%) Citrix
9 30 (31.25%) VMware
10 29 (30.21%) Migration
11 24 (25.00%) Cisco
12 20 (20.83%) MS Office
12 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (19.79%) SCCM
14 17 (17.71%) ITIL
15 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (15.63%) DNS
17 14 (14.58%) WAN
17 14 (14.58%) Firewall
18 12 (12.50%) LAN
18 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 12 (12.50%) XenApp
18 12 (12.50%) Office 365
19 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
20 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
20 10 (10.42%) PKI
20 10 (10.42%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 31 (32.29%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.25%) Lync
5 6 (6.25%) Apache
5 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.17%) IIS
7 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.04%) Quickr
9 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Office
2 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) DNS
2 14 (14.58%) WAN
2 14 (14.58%) Firewall
3 12 (12.50%) LAN
4 10 (10.42%) LDAP
4 10 (10.42%) Kerberos
5 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.29%) DHCP
6 7 (7.29%) VoIP
7 6 (6.25%) IPsec
7 6 (6.25%) VLAN
7 6 (6.25%) Internet
8 5 (5.21%) SAN
9 3 (3.13%) Wireless
10 2 (2.08%) Network Security
10 2 (2.08%) Intranet
10 2 (2.08%) MPLS
10 2 (2.08%) SNMP
11 1 (1.04%) GSM
11 1 (1.04%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) 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%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MSI
2 3 (3.13%) NUnit
2 3 (3.13%) Moq
3 2 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (4.17%) Retail
2 3 (3.13%) Local Government
2 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Analyst
2 16 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (14.58%) Support Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Server Support
7 7 (7.29%) Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
8 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Server Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Server Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Administrator
10 4 (4.17%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) ADSI
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.13%) NHibernate
2 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.13%) StructureMap
3 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) PKI
2 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.21%) Open Source
4 4 (4.17%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.08%) FMCG
6 2 (2.08%) PDA
7 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (61.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (47.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 32 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 9 (9.38%) Windows Vista
7 7 (7.29%) UNIX
7 7 (7.29%) Linux
8 6 (6.25%) CentOS
9 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Migration
2 17 (17.71%) ITIL
3 7 (7.29%) Project Management
3 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.25%) OOP
4 6 (6.25%) OO
5 5 (5.21%) Validation
5 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.21%) Line Management
6 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.13%) MVC
7 3 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.13%) Scrum
7 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.08%) Logistics
9 1 (1.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.38%) SQL
3 8 (8.33%) VB
4 3 (3.13%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.38%) MCSE
3 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.50%) XenApp
3 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (9.38%) XenServer
5 9 (9.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.21%) vSphere
7 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.08%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (19.79%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) SCOM
3 4 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.08%) WSUS
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.29%) Citrix
3 30 (31.25%) VMware
4 24 (25.00%) Cisco
5 10 (10.42%) HP
6 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.17%) Google
7 4 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.13%) Remedy
8 3 (3.13%) Dell
9 2 (2.08%) IBM
9 2 (2.08%) Symantec
9 2 (2.08%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.04%) Apple
10 1 (1.04%) Lotus
10 1 (1.04%) McAfee
10 1 (1.04%) Sophos
10 1 (1.04%) Websense
10 1 (1.04%) LANDesk
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