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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.44% 2.63% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.40% 11.05% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £242 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £370 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.23 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.63% -13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £13.01 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £17.45 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
351 380 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.38% 23.84% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 179 116
Average daily rate £313 £200 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £70 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 67 69
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +26 15 £275 -31.25% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 9 £200 -27.27% 4
Northamptonshire -12 7 £148 -50.83% 1
Leicestershire +14 6 £450 +33.33% 6
Lincolnshire +9 2 £100 -68.25% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (67.39%) Active Directory
3 60 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 49 (53.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (31.52%) Migration
7 27 (29.35%) VMware
7 27 (29.35%) DNS
7 27 (29.35%) MS Exchange
8 26 (28.26%) Windows 7
9 23 (25.00%) Citrix
10 21 (22.83%) Windows XP
11 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (20.65%) Cisco
13 17 (18.48%) MS Office
13 17 (18.48%) SCCM
13 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (17.39%) DHCP
15 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
15 13 (14.13%) ITIL
15 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
16 12 (13.04%) Office 365
16 12 (13.04%) MCSE
17 11 (11.96%) LDAP
17 11 (11.96%) Kerberos
17 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
17 11 (11.96%) Hyper-V
17 11 (11.96%) PKI
18 10 (10.87%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (29.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.52%) Apache
4 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.43%) Lync
6 4 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.17%) IIS
9 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.09%) Quickr
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Office
2 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Office 365
2 4 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.35%) DNS
2 16 (17.39%) DHCP
3 11 (11.96%) LDAP
3 11 (11.96%) Kerberos
3 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.87%) Firewall
5 8 (8.70%) WAN
6 7 (7.61%) VLAN
7 6 (6.52%) LAN
7 6 (6.52%) Internet
7 6 (6.52%) IPsec
8 5 (5.43%) VoIP
9 3 (3.26%) Network Security
10 2 (2.17%) SNMP
10 2 (2.17%) Intranet
11 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.09%) Wireless
11 1 (1.09%) MPLS
11 1 (1.09%) SAN
11 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MSI
2 2 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Local Government
3 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Support Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.78%) Server Support
6 8 (8.70%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Server Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Active Directory Specialist
8 5 (5.43%) Developer
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Server Support Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Server Support Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) ADSI
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) PKI
2 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.52%) Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) Open Source
4 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.17%) PDA
4 2 (2.17%) iSeries
4 2 (2.17%) FMCG
4 2 (2.17%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (53.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (28.26%) Windows 7
5 21 (22.83%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.87%) Windows Vista
6 10 (10.87%) Linux
7 8 (8.70%) UNIX
8 6 (6.52%) CentOS
8 6 (6.52%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.35%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Migration
2 13 (14.13%) ITIL
3 8 (8.70%) Project Management
4 7 (7.61%) OOP
4 7 (7.61%) OO
4 7 (7.61%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.52%) Validation
6 4 (4.35%) Line Management
6 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.17%) Logistics
9 1 (1.09%) Network Design
9 1 (1.09%) ITSM
9 1 (1.09%) CAD
9 1 (1.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.78%) VB
3 8 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (2.17%) VBScript
5 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.04%) MCSE
4 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) MCITP
6 2 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.09%) HP APS
7 1 (1.09%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.96%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.70%) XenServer
4 6 (6.52%) XenApp
4 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (4.35%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.17%) vSphere
7 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) SCCM
2 9 (9.78%) SCOM
3 6 (6.52%) WSUS
4 4 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 56 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.35%) VMware
3 23 (25.00%) Citrix
4 19 (20.65%) Cisco
5 7 (7.61%) HP
6 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.35%) Google
7 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.26%) IBM
9 2 (2.17%) Apple
9 2 (2.17%) Remedy
10 1 (1.09%) Teradata
10 1 (1.09%) Dell
10 1 (1.09%) McAfee
10 1 (1.09%) Sophos
10 1 (1.09%) Websense
10 1 (1.09%) NetApp
10 1 (1.09%) Nokia
10 1 (1.09%) Lotus
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