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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 76 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 114 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.18% 3.83% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.75% 14.41% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 67 92
Median daily rate £365 £200 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £9.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.90 £26.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.46 £15.95
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +15.77%
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
617 791 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.86% 26.55% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 426 384
Median daily rate £350 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 119
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire 0 14 £425 +79.89% 1
Essex +10 13 £350 +3.70% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £375 +46.34% 5
Hertfordshire -3 9 £270 -28.00% 4
Suffolk -8 4 £398 +135.55%
Norfolk -22 4 £168 -4.28% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (70.80%) Windows Server
3 69 (61.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 69 (61.06%) Active Directory
4 55 (48.67%) Microsoft
5 48 (42.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (41.59%) VMware
7 31 (27.43%) Windows 7
8 30 (26.55%) Citrix
9 26 (23.01%) MS Exchange
9 26 (23.01%) ITIL
10 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
11 21 (18.58%) SQL
11 21 (18.58%) DNS
12 19 (16.81%) DHCP
13 18 (15.93%) MS Office
13 18 (15.93%) SCCM
13 18 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
13 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
15 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
15 16 (14.16%) WAN
15 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (13.27%) Cisco
16 15 (13.27%) Office 365
17 14 (12.39%) LAN
17 14 (12.39%) Security Cleared
18 13 (11.50%) Migration

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 26 (23.01%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.50%) Skype for Business
5 11 (9.73%) IIS
6 10 (8.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.65%) IBM Domino
9 3 (2.65%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.77%) Documentum
11 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (15.93%) MS Office
2 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) DNS
2 19 (16.81%) DHCP
3 16 (14.16%) WAN
4 14 (12.39%) LAN
5 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
6 12 (10.62%) Firewall
7 10 (8.85%) SAN
8 6 (5.31%) VLAN
9 4 (3.54%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.54%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.54%) VPN
10 3 (2.65%) Internet
10 3 (2.65%) SMTP
10 3 (2.65%) SSL
10 3 (2.65%) VoIP
11 2 (1.77%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.77%) OSPF
11 2 (1.77%) VRRP
11 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.54%) GIS
7 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.54%) MySQL
8 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) MSI
2 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Local Government
3 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (12.39%) Support Engineer
2 13 (11.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (11.50%) Analyst
2 13 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.62%) Server Engineer
4 11 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.85%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) DBA
6 9 (7.96%) SQL DBA
6 9 (7.96%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Architect
8 7 (6.19%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Desktop Support
9 6 (5.31%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) CSS
2 2 (1.77%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) Clustering
3 4 (3.54%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.54%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.77%) EPoS
4 2 (1.77%) iPhone
4 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.77%) NHS
4 2 (1.77%) Robotics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (70.80%) Windows Server
3 69 (61.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (42.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (27.43%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.50%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.19%) Linux
7 7 (6.19%) Unix
7 7 (6.19%) Windows 10
7 7 (6.19%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.88%) Android
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) ITIL
2 13 (11.50%) Migration
3 9 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (5.31%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.42%) High Availability
5 5 (4.42%) Information Security
6 4 (3.54%) CRM
6 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.54%) Service Management
7 3 (2.65%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.65%) ERP
7 3 (2.65%) Functional Testing
7 3 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.65%) Project Management
7 3 (2.65%) Web Filtering
8 2 (1.77%) Programme Governance
8 2 (1.77%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (1.77%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.54%) C
5 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.65%) VBScript
6 2 (1.77%) C#
6 2 (1.77%) Java
6 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.73%) MCSA
4 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.96%) MCSE
6 7 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (5.31%) CCNA
7 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (3.54%) CISSP
9 4 (3.54%) Degree
9 4 (3.54%) MCITP
9 4 (3.54%) MCP
9 4 (3.54%) VCP5
9 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.65%) VCP6
11 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (61.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.73%) XenApp
4 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.08%) vSphere
5 6 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (3.54%) XenServer
7 3 (2.65%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.77%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.77%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.77%) Xen
9 1 (0.88%) Firmware
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (15.93%) SCCM
2 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.77%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.77%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) SCOM
3 2 (1.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) Bacula
4 1 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (48.67%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.59%) VMware
3 30 (26.55%) Citrix
4 15 (13.27%) Cisco
5 13 (11.50%) HP
6 12 (10.62%) Dell
7 8 (7.08%) NetApp
7 8 (7.08%) Symantec
8 5 (4.42%) RedGate
9 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.54%) Avaya
9 4 (3.54%) Cognos
10 3 (2.65%) Apple
10 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.65%) IronPort
10 3 (2.65%) Lotus
10 3 (2.65%) Oracle
11 2 (1.77%) Blue Prism
11 2 (1.77%) Kofax
11 2 (1.77%) Remedy
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