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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 65 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 63 103 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 3.28% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.13% 13.94% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 80
Median daily rate £350 £375 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £28.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.04% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £9.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £42.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -6.41%
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
566 739 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.78% 23.56% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 369 428
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 112 128
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -2 16 £275 -18.51% 2
Norfolk +2 13 £488 +174.64% 1
Essex -7 12 £350 -6.66% 5
Hertfordshire -23 11 £300 -29.41% 4
Cambridgeshire +27 9 £300 -4.00% 9
Suffolk +1 2 £193 -42.53%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (67.31%) Windows Server
3 68 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 56 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 51 (49.04%) VMware
7 45 (43.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 32 (30.77%) SCCM
8 32 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 28 (26.92%) Citrix
10 25 (24.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (21.15%) HP
12 21 (20.19%) ITIL
13 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
13 20 (19.23%) Dell
13 20 (19.23%) PowerShell
14 19 (18.27%) Firewall
15 18 (17.31%) Cisco
16 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
16 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (16.35%) Office 365
17 16 (15.38%) vSphere
17 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (15.38%) MS Office
18 15 (14.42%) Linux
18 15 (14.42%) DHCP
18 15 (14.42%) Finance
19 14 (13.46%) DNS
20 13 (12.50%) SAN

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 32 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.73%) IIS
5 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.81%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.92%) Documentum
8 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.92%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.96%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) Firewall
2 15 (14.42%) DHCP
3 14 (13.46%) DNS
4 13 (12.50%) SAN
5 11 (10.58%) LAN
5 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.58%) VLAN
5 11 (10.58%) WAN
6 9 (8.65%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.77%) BIG-IP
8 4 (3.85%) Internet
8 4 (3.85%) SSL
8 4 (3.85%) VPN
9 3 (2.88%) SMTP
9 3 (2.88%) VoIP
10 2 (1.92%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.92%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.92%) OSPF
10 2 (1.92%) VRRP
10 2 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.81%) GIS
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.92%) OLTP
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.96%) MS Access
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.96%) MSI
2 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Local Government
3 2 (1.92%) Advertising
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) Support Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (12.50%) Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) Server Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Architect
7 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 8 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Windows Server Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Active Directory Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) JSP
2 3 (2.88%) .NET
2 3 (2.88%) HTML
3 2 (1.92%) J2EE
3 2 (1.92%) Middleware
3 2 (1.92%) SAML
4 1 (0.96%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) EPoS
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.92%) PKI
4 2 (1.92%) Robotics
5 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) iPhone
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
5 1 (0.96%) Statistics
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (67.31%) Windows Server
3 56 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (43.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.42%) Linux
7 9 (8.65%) Solaris
7 9 (8.65%) Unix
7 9 (8.65%) Windows 10
7 9 (8.65%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.77%) AIX
8 6 (5.77%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.85%) CentOS
10 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.96%) Android
13 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) ITIL
2 9 (8.65%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (7.69%) Project Management
4 7 (6.73%) Migration
5 6 (5.77%) Six Sigma
6 5 (4.81%) High Availability
6 5 (4.81%) Identity Management
6 5 (4.81%) Information Security
6 5 (4.81%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (2.88%) ERP
8 3 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.88%) Web Filtering
9 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.92%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.92%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.92%) Information Management
9 2 (1.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.58%) Java
3 10 (9.62%) SQL
4 5 (4.81%) C
5 3 (2.88%) VBScript
6 2 (1.92%) C#
6 2 (1.92%) C++
6 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.62%) MCSA
4 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.73%) MCITP
6 6 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (4.81%) CCNA
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.81%) CISSP
7 5 (4.81%) MCSE
8 4 (3.85%) Degree
8 4 (3.85%) MCP
9 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.92%) MCTS
9 2 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.96%) VCP5
10 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.85%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 68 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 25 (24.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.38%) vSphere
4 10 (9.62%) XenApp
5 9 (8.65%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.73%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (6.73%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.81%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.85%) XenServer
10 2 (1.92%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.96%) Firmware
11 1 (0.96%) NFS
11 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (30.77%) SCCM
2 8 (7.69%) WSUS
3 7 (6.73%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.92%) OpenView
5 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.96%) Ansible
6 1 (0.96%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.96%) Puppet
6 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (49.04%) VMware
3 28 (26.92%) Citrix
4 22 (21.15%) HP
5 20 (19.23%) Dell
6 18 (17.31%) Cisco
7 11 (10.58%) Oracle
8 10 (9.62%) Red Hat
9 8 (7.69%) Avaya
9 8 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.69%) Sun
10 6 (5.77%) F5
11 5 (4.81%) Cognos
11 5 (4.81%) Veeam
12 4 (3.85%) IBM
12 4 (3.85%) NetApp
13 3 (2.88%) IronPort
14 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.92%) Mitel
14 2 (1.92%) PlateSpin
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