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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 91 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 120 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.58% 4.20% 3.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.62% 15.71% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 73 67
Median daily rate £270 £225 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.88% -21.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.03 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £39.93 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +10.44%
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
589 764 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.90% 26.73% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 384 320
Median daily rate £348 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 106 101
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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
Hertfordshire -16 12 £260 -28.27% 3
Bedfordshire -5 9 £431 +82.53% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £240 -4.00% 6
Essex -4 5 £325 +41.30% 3
Suffolk -7 3 £575 +187.50%
Norfolk -21 2 £165 -5.71%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (71.03%) Windows Server
3 71 (66.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (58.88%) Active Directory
5 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
6 47 (43.93%) VMware
7 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (30.84%) Windows 7
9 30 (28.04%) Citrix
10 28 (26.17%) MS Exchange
11 24 (22.43%) ITIL
11 24 (22.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
13 22 (20.56%) DNS
14 21 (19.63%) SQL
15 20 (18.69%) SCCM
16 18 (16.82%) DHCP
17 17 (15.89%) WAN
17 17 (15.89%) SharePoint
18 16 (14.95%) MS Office
19 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
19 15 (14.02%) Migration
19 15 (14.02%) PowerShell
19 15 (14.02%) Windows 8
20 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
20 14 (13.08%) Office 365
20 14 (13.08%) XenApp
20 14 (13.08%) LAN
20 14 (13.08%) Cisco

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 28 (26.17%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (15.89%) SharePoint
4 13 (12.15%) Skype for Business
5 11 (10.28%) IIS
5 11 (10.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.80%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.80%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.87%) Documentum
9 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Office
2 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.56%) DNS
2 18 (16.82%) DHCP
3 17 (15.89%) WAN
4 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
5 14 (13.08%) LAN
6 13 (12.15%) Firewall
7 9 (8.41%) SAN
8 8 (7.48%) VPN
9 4 (3.74%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.80%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.80%) MPLS
10 3 (2.80%) VLAN
10 3 (2.80%) VoIP
11 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.87%) NAS
11 2 (1.87%) SSL
11 2 (1.87%) Wireless
12 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.87%) MySQL
9 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
2 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Banking
2 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.87%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (14.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 15 (14.02%) Support Engineer
2 13 (12.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (12.15%) Server Engineer
3 11 (10.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (10.28%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) Desktop Support
5 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (7.48%) Migration Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Active Directory Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) DBA
7 7 (6.54%) SQL DBA
8 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Administrator
8 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) CSS
3 2 (1.87%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.93%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.93%) CSS3
4 1 (0.93%) HTML5
4 1 (0.93%) jQuery
4 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.67%) Clustering
3 4 (3.74%) NHS
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.87%) EPoS
4 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.87%) iPhone
4 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.87%) Robotics
4 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
5 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (71.03%) Windows Server
3 71 (66.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (30.84%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.02%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.54%) Linux
7 7 (6.54%) Unix
7 7 (6.54%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.93%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) ITIL
2 15 (14.02%) Migration
3 6 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (5.61%) Incident Management
4 4 (3.74%) CRM
4 4 (3.74%) Data Migration
4 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (3.74%) Functional Testing
4 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.74%) Service Management
4 4 (3.74%) Software Licensing
5 3 (2.80%) High Availability
5 3 (2.80%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.80%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.80%) Project Management
5 3 (2.80%) Scrum
6 2 (1.87%) Change Control
6 2 (1.87%) Data Architecture
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (1.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 15 (14.02%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.87%) C#
5 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.87%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.35%) MCSA
4 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.54%) MCSE
6 6 (5.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (5.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (4.67%) VCP5
7 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.74%) CCNA
8 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.74%) VCP6
9 3 (2.80%) Degree
9 3 (2.80%) MCP
10 2 (1.87%) MCITP
11 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (58.88%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) XenApp
4 8 (7.48%) vSphere
5 6 (5.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (5.61%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.74%) MetaFrame
6 4 (3.74%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.74%) XenServer
7 3 (2.80%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.87%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.87%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.87%) Xen
9 1 (0.93%) Firmware
9 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (18.69%) SCCM
2 8 (7.48%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.80%) SCOM
4 2 (1.87%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.87%) WSUS
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) Bacula
5 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
2 47 (43.93%) VMware
3 30 (28.04%) Citrix
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco
5 11 (10.28%) Symantec
6 9 (8.41%) HP
7 7 (6.54%) NetApp
8 6 (5.61%) Dell
9 5 (4.67%) Avaya
9 5 (4.67%) RedGate
10 4 (3.74%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.80%) Apple
11 3 (2.80%) Lotus
12 2 (1.87%) Blue Prism
12 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.87%) Cognos
12 2 (1.87%) Kofax
12 2 (1.87%) Oracle
12 2 (1.87%) PlateSpin
12 2 (1.87%) Remedy
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