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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 63 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 66 112 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.59% 3.60% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.51% 14.18% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 98
Median daily rate £350 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 31
Median hourly rate £28.25 £22.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.96% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £39.58 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
628 790 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.64% 25.36% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 434 411
Median daily rate £350 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 104 124
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Essex +5 15 £350 -6.66% 4
Bedfordshire +3 15 £425 +165.62% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £300 +4.34% 3
Norfolk -16 13 £488 +178.57% 1
Hertfordshire -12 8 £250 -41.17% 8
Suffolk -2 2 £193 -61.50%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (72.32%) Windows Server
3 67 (59.82%) Active Directory
4 63 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (48.21%) Microsoft
5 54 (48.21%) VMware
6 46 (41.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (27.68%) Windows 7
8 29 (25.89%) MS Exchange
9 28 (25.00%) Citrix
10 27 (24.11%) SCCM
11 23 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (18.75%) ITIL
12 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 19 (16.96%) MS Office
13 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
13 19 (16.96%) Cisco
13 19 (16.96%) PowerShell
14 18 (16.07%) HP
14 18 (16.07%) Dell
15 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (15.18%) Office 365
16 16 (14.29%) DHCP
16 16 (14.29%) DNS
17 15 (13.39%) Linux
17 15 (13.39%) Firewall
18 14 (12.50%) WAN
18 14 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (12.50%) vSphere
19 13 (11.61%) LAN

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 29 (25.89%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.14%) IIS
4 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.46%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.68%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.68%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.79%) Documentum
9 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.79%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
1 19 (16.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.89%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Office 365
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) DHCP
1 16 (14.29%) DNS
2 15 (13.39%) Firewall
3 14 (12.50%) WAN
4 13 (11.61%) LAN
4 13 (11.61%) SAN
5 11 (9.82%) VLAN
6 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (8.04%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.36%) BIG-IP
9 5 (4.46%) VPN
10 4 (3.57%) Internet
10 4 (3.57%) SSL
11 3 (2.68%) SMTP
11 3 (2.68%) VoIP
12 2 (1.79%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.79%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.79%) OSPF
12 2 (1.79%) VRRP
12 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.46%) GIS
6 5 (4.46%) MySQL
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) MSI
2 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Local Government
3 2 (1.79%) Advertising
3 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (15.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 17 (15.18%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Analyst
4 13 (11.61%) Server Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Architect
7 9 (8.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Desktop Support
7 9 (8.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Administrator
9 7 (6.25%) DBA
9 7 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) JSP
2 3 (2.68%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (0.89%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.46%) Clustering
2 5 (4.46%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.46%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.79%) EPoS
3 2 (1.79%) NHS
3 2 (1.79%) Robotics
4 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.89%) FMCG
4 1 (0.89%) iPhone
4 1 (0.89%) Statistics
4 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (72.32%) Windows Server
3 63 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (41.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (27.68%) Windows 7
6 15 (13.39%) Linux
7 11 (9.82%) Unix
7 11 (9.82%) Windows 8
8 10 (8.93%) Windows 10
9 7 (6.25%) Solaris
10 6 (5.36%) AIX
11 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
11 5 (4.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (3.57%) CentOS
12 4 (3.57%) Mac OS
12 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.89%) Android
14 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) ITIL
2 10 (8.93%) Migration
3 9 (8.04%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (7.14%) Project Management
5 7 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.36%) Information Security
6 6 (5.36%) Six Sigma
7 5 (4.46%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (2.68%) ERP
8 3 (2.68%) High Availability
8 3 (2.68%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.68%) Web Filtering
9 2 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.79%) Change Management
9 2 (1.79%) Identity Management
9 2 (1.79%) OO
9 2 (1.79%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (1.79%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.71%) SQL
3 9 (8.04%) Java
4 5 (4.46%) C
4 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.68%) VBScript
6 2 (1.79%) C#
6 2 (1.79%) C++
6 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.71%) MCSA
3 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.14%) MCSE
6 6 (5.36%) CCNA
6 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (5.36%) MCITP
7 5 (4.46%) CISSP
8 4 (3.57%) MCP
9 3 (2.68%) Degree
10 2 (1.79%) VCP5
10 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.89%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (59.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.50%) vSphere
4 10 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.93%) XenApp
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.57%) XenServer
7 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.79%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.79%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.79%) Xen
9 1 (0.89%) Firmware
9 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.89%) NFS
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (24.11%) SCCM
2 8 (7.14%) WSUS
3 6 (5.36%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.68%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.79%) Puppet
6 1 (0.89%) Ansible
6 1 (0.89%) Bacula
6 1 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.89%) SCOM
6 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (48.21%) Microsoft
1 54 (48.21%) VMware
2 28 (25.00%) Citrix
3 19 (16.96%) Cisco
4 18 (16.07%) Dell
4 18 (16.07%) HP
5 11 (9.82%) Red Hat
6 9 (8.04%) Oracle
7 6 (5.36%) F5
7 6 (5.36%) NetApp
7 6 (5.36%) Sun
8 5 (4.46%) Avaya
8 5 (4.46%) Cognos
8 5 (4.46%) Symantec
8 5 (4.46%) Veeam
9 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.68%) IronPort
10 3 (2.68%) Lotus
10 3 (2.68%) RedGate
11 2 (1.79%) BEA
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