The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 70 105 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.94% 4.10% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.11% 16.33% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 57
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £490 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.25 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.25% +3.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £15.15 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £29.75 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
534 643 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.41% 25.13% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 308 316
Average daily rate £345 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 125 113
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East of England region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East of England region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +12 16 £238 +10.72% 6
Hertfordshire -14 16 £389 +3.66% 11
Suffolk +10 13 £214 - 3
Bedfordshire +4 12 £419 +52.27% 11
Essex -3 8 £280 -23.28% 6
Norfolk -21 5 £345 +90.34%
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (67.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 96 (67.13%) Windows Server
3 87 (60.84%) Active Directory
4 63 (44.06%) Microsoft
4 63 (44.06%) VMware
5 49 (34.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (32.87%) Citrix
7 42 (29.37%) SQL
8 41 (28.67%) SQL Server
8 41 (28.67%) MS Exchange
9 39 (27.27%) DNS
10 38 (26.57%) ITIL
11 33 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (22.38%) Windows 7
13 30 (20.98%) XenApp
14 29 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 29 (20.28%) DHCP
15 25 (17.48%) Migration
15 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
16 23 (16.08%) Data Centre
16 23 (16.08%) Firewall
17 22 (15.38%) TCP/IP
17 22 (15.38%) Cisco
18 21 (14.69%) IIS
18 21 (14.69%) Office 365
19 20 (13.99%) Windows XP
20 19 (13.29%) MS Office
20 19 (13.29%) Linux
20 19 (13.29%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 41 (28.67%) MS Exchange
2 29 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.69%) IIS
4 16 (11.19%) SharePoint
5 15 (10.49%) Skype for Business
6 9 (6.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.70%) Apache
12 1 (0.70%) Documentum
12 1 (0.70%) JBoss
12 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MS Office
2 14 (9.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.40%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.69%) Office 365
2 8 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.27%) DNS
2 29 (20.28%) DHCP
3 23 (16.08%) Firewall
4 22 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 19 (13.29%) SAN
6 13 (9.09%) WAN
7 11 (7.69%) LAN
8 9 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (5.59%) NAS
9 8 (5.59%) VoIP
10 7 (4.90%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.90%) VPN
11 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.10%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.10%) LDAP
11 3 (2.10%) MPLS
11 3 (2.10%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.40%) Internet
12 2 (1.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.40%) FileMaker
7 2 (1.40%) GIS
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MSI
1 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (12.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.80%) Publishing
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Local Government
4 3 (2.10%) Military
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (11.19%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (9.09%) Analyst
4 12 (8.39%) Administrator
5 11 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Migration Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 9 (6.29%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.59%) IT Manager
8 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.20%) DBA
9 6 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) IT Support
9 6 (4.20%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) Web Services
2 6 (4.20%) .NET
3 5 (3.50%) CSS
4 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.70%) CSS3
4 1 (0.70%) HTML
4 1 (0.70%) HTML5
4 1 (0.70%) jQuery
4 1 (0.70%) Middleware
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.08%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.10%) iSeries
4 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.10%) NHS
4 3 (2.10%) PKI
4 3 (2.10%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.40%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.40%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.40%) iPhone
5 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.40%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.70%) PMI
6 1 (0.70%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (67.13%) Windows Server
2 96 (67.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (34.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (22.38%) Windows 7
5 20 (13.99%) Windows XP
6 19 (13.29%) Linux
7 12 (8.39%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.50%) Unix
10 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) Solaris
12 1 (0.70%) SUSE
12 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.57%) ITIL
2 25 (17.48%) Migration
3 16 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (6.29%) Software Licensing
6 6 (4.20%) CRM
6 6 (4.20%) DevOps
6 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.50%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.50%) Security Patching
8 4 (2.80%) High Availability
8 4 (2.80%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.80%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.80%) Project Management
9 3 (2.10%) ERP
9 3 (2.10%) Information Security
9 3 (2.10%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.10%) Scrum
9 3 (2.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.37%) SQL
2 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.29%) VBScript
4 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.50%) VB
5 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.40%) C
7 1 (0.70%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) Ruby
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.79%) MCSE
3 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.69%) Degree
5 9 (6.29%) MCSA
6 7 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.20%) MCITP
8 5 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (3.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.50%) VCP5
9 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.80%) MCP
10 3 (2.10%) CCNA
10 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.10%) VCP6
11 2 (1.40%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.70%) PMP
12 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 87 (60.84%) Active Directory
2 33 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (20.98%) XenApp
4 16 (11.19%) vSphere
5 14 (9.79%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.29%) Hyper-V
7 8 (5.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.80%) MetaFrame
9 4 (2.80%) XenServer
10 3 (2.10%) Terminal Server
10 3 (2.10%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (13.29%) SCCM
2 9 (6.29%) SCOM
3 7 (4.90%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.80%) Puppet
6 3 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.70%) Bacula
7 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 63 (44.06%) Microsoft
1 63 (44.06%) VMware
2 47 (32.87%) Citrix
3 22 (15.38%) Cisco
4 13 (9.09%) HP
5 8 (5.59%) NetApp
5 8 (5.59%) Symantec
6 5 (3.50%) Avaya
7 4 (2.80%) Dell
7 4 (2.80%) IBM
7 4 (2.80%) Intel
7 4 (2.80%) Red Gate
8 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.10%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle
8 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.10%) Sophos
9 2 (1.40%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.40%) Apple
9 2 (1.40%) EMC
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