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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 121 122 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.32% 4.17% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.98% 16.46% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 71 40
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£205 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 28
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.70 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -18.29%
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
757 741 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.01% 25.32% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 333 241
Average daily rate £325 £265 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 102 104
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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
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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
Hertfordshire +6 38 £350 +84.21% 12
Norfolk +3 30 £175 -6.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 23 £250 +14.94% 3
Bedfordshire +6 16 £236 +27.70% 1
Suffolk +5 7 £185 +5.71% 1
Essex -19 7 £230 -38.66% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Windows
2 131 (62.98%) Active Directory
3 129 (62.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 112 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 110 (52.88%) VMware
6 87 (41.83%) Citrix
7 73 (35.10%) Microsoft
8 67 (32.21%) Windows 7
9 65 (31.25%) HP
10 61 (29.33%) MS Exchange
11 58 (27.88%) SAN
12 52 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (24.04%) ITIL
14 48 (23.08%) DNS
15 44 (21.15%) SQL
16 43 (20.67%) Cisco
17 39 (18.75%) SharePoint
17 39 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (18.27%) SQL Server
19 37 (17.79%) SLA
20 35 (16.83%) Symantec
21 34 (16.35%) DHCP
21 34 (16.35%) Hyper-V
22 32 (15.38%) MS Office
23 31 (14.90%) Exchange Server 2003
24 27 (12.98%) Backup Exec
25 26 (12.50%) XenApp
26 25 (12.02%) Migration
27 24 (11.54%) Firewall
27 24 (11.54%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 61 (29.33%) MS Exchange
2 39 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 39 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (14.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (9.62%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (8.65%) IIS
6 17 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (5.77%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (3.37%) Lync
8 7 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.88%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.96%) Apache
12 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.48%) JBoss
12 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (15.38%) MS Office
2 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (11.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.29%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.96%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.48%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.73%) Office 365
2 9 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (27.88%) SAN
2 48 (23.08%) DNS
3 34 (16.35%) DHCP
4 24 (11.54%) Firewall
5 19 (9.13%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.21%) WAN
6 15 (7.21%) LAN
7 13 (6.25%) Wireless
8 12 (5.77%) VPN
9 7 (3.37%) VLAN
9 7 (3.37%) NAS
10 6 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.88%) Network Security
10 6 (2.88%) Internet
11 4 (1.92%) VoIP
11 4 (1.92%) IPv4
12 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.96%) PBX
13 2 (0.96%) LDAP
13 2 (0.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.92%) MySQL
5 4 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.48%) DTS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.48%) MSI
1 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (5.77%) Finance
2 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.44%) Local Government
4 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (21.15%) Analyst
2 29 (13.94%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 26 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (8.65%) Desktop Support
4 18 (8.65%) Operations Engineer
5 17 (8.17%) Consultant
6 15 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (6.25%) Administrator
7 13 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (4.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (4.81%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (4.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (4.33%) IT Support
10 8 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.37%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (3.37%) Data Centre Engineer
12 6 (2.88%) Server Administrator
12 6 (2.88%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.77%) Web Services
2 7 (3.37%) .NET
3 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) jQuery
4 1 (0.48%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.48%) J2EE
4 1 (0.48%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.48%) DHTML
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) WinForms
4 1 (0.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.37%) Clustering
4 6 (2.88%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.88%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.40%) CLARiiON
5 5 (2.40%) iPhone
5 5 (2.40%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.92%) Replication
6 4 (1.92%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (1.92%) Symmetrix
6 4 (1.92%) EMC Centera
6 4 (1.92%) Celerra
6 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.44%) iPad
8 2 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.96%) VLE
8 2 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.96%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 208 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (62.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 112 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (32.21%) Windows 7
5 23 (11.06%) Windows XP
6 16 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 13 (6.25%) Android
8 12 (5.77%) Linux
9 10 (4.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.96%) UNIX
11 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.96%) Solaris
11 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) Debian
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.04%) ITIL
2 25 (12.02%) Migration
3 24 (11.54%) CRM
4 21 (10.10%) Project Management
5 18 (8.65%) Change Control
6 13 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.29%) Change Management
8 9 (4.33%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.37%) Server Building
10 6 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.40%) Process Management
11 5 (2.40%) Network Management
12 4 (1.92%) Coaching
12 4 (1.92%) Risk Management
12 4 (1.92%) Problem Management
12 4 (1.92%) Asset Management
13 3 (1.44%) CAD
13 3 (1.44%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (1.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.15%) SQL
2 13 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.44%) VBScript
4 2 (0.96%) VB
4 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.48%) Perl
5 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.48%) Korn
5 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.17%) CCNA
2 17 (8.17%) MCSE
2 17 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.29%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.81%) Degree
6 7 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.40%) MCP
7 5 (2.40%) HNC
7 5 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.44%) MCSA
8 3 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.96%) MCITP
10 1 (0.48%) HND
10 1 (0.48%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.48%) GxP
System Software
1 131 (62.98%) Active Directory
2 52 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (16.35%) Hyper-V
4 26 (12.50%) XenApp
5 22 (10.58%) Xen
6 17 (8.17%) VMware ESX
7 14 (6.73%) vSphere
8 10 (4.81%) Terminal Services
9 9 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (3.37%) XenServer
11 6 (2.88%) vCloud
11 6 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.92%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.48%) Samba
14 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 27 (12.98%) Backup Exec
2 22 (10.58%) SCCM
3 7 (3.37%) SCOM
3 7 (3.37%) WSUS
3 7 (3.37%) ARCserve
4 5 (2.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.44%) OpenView
6 3 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.48%) WMI
8 1 (0.48%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 110 (52.88%) VMware
2 87 (41.83%) Citrix
3 73 (35.10%) Microsoft
4 65 (31.25%) HP
5 43 (20.67%) Cisco
6 35 (16.83%) Symantec
7 23 (11.06%) SAP
8 21 (10.10%) Hitachi
9 16 (7.69%) Dell
10 15 (7.21%) NetApp
11 11 (5.29%) Oracle
12 10 (4.81%) Apple
13 8 (3.85%) EMC
13 8 (3.85%) Veeam
14 7 (3.37%) Lotus
15 6 (2.88%) CA
16 5 (2.40%) McAfee
16 5 (2.40%) Sophos
17 4 (1.92%) Wyse
17 4 (1.92%) Red Hat
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