The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 36 61
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 78 98 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.53% 4.41% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.44% 18.05% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 38
Average daily rate £235 £305 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.75 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.62% -15.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.25 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
682 543 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.12% 24.46% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 220 320
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 117 128
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £37.48 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
England

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 24 April 2014.

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
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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -12 22 £233 -11.42% 3
Norfolk +8 17 £225 - 1
Essex -25 17 £400 +8.10% 5
Hertfordshire -12 14 £190 -37.70% 6
Bedfordshire -21 5 £239 +20.88% 6
Suffolk -9 4 £225 -50.00%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 115 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 79 (38.16%) VMware
5 77 (37.20%) Windows 7
6 75 (36.23%) MS Exchange
7 63 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 61 (29.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 54 (26.09%) HP
10 50 (24.15%) SQL Server
11 49 (23.67%) ITIL
12 48 (23.19%) Citrix
13 46 (22.22%) Cisco
14 45 (21.74%) Windows XP
15 42 (20.29%) Hyper-V
16 40 (19.32%) SCCM
16 40 (19.32%) Firewall
17 39 (18.84%) Security Cleared
17 39 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
18 35 (16.91%) Migration
19 34 (16.43%) PowerShell
20 33 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2003
21 32 (15.46%) MS Excel
21 32 (15.46%) DNS
21 32 (15.46%) SAN
21 32 (15.46%) SC Cleared
21 32 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
22 31 (14.98%) SQL
23 27 (13.04%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 75 (36.23%) MS Exchange
2 61 (29.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.45%) Lync
7 3 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.45%) IIS
7 3 (1.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.32%) Firewall
2 32 (15.46%) DNS
2 32 (15.46%) SAN
3 27 (13.04%) LAN
4 23 (11.11%) DHCP
5 22 (10.63%) WAN
6 18 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (7.25%) Wireless
8 13 (6.28%) VPN
9 10 (4.83%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.86%) SSL
11 7 (3.38%) IPsec
12 5 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.42%) Network Security
13 4 (1.93%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.93%) FTP
13 4 (1.93%) VoIP
14 3 (1.45%) Broadband
14 3 (1.45%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.86%) Ingres
5 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.97%) DTS
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.48%) MySQL
8 1 (0.48%) DB2
8 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (0.97%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.48%) MSI
3 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.48%) Log4Net
3 1 (0.48%) Subversion
3 1 (0.48%) Redmine
3 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
General
1 25 (12.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.86%) Finance
3 3 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (14.98%) Support Engineer
2 31 (14.98%) Analyst
3 19 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 16 (7.73%) Administrator
6 15 (7.25%) Technical Analyst
7 14 (6.76%) Consultant
7 14 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Architect
9 10 (4.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.35%) Server Support
10 9 (4.35%) Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.35%) IT Support
11 7 (3.38%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) VB Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.18%) HTML
2 10 (4.83%) XML
3 9 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (0.97%) .NET
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.97%) XHTML
4 2 (0.97%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.48%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) Ajax
5 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.63%) Clustering
2 7 (3.38%) Thin Client
2 7 (3.38%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.38%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.42%) NHS
3 5 (2.42%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.45%) CLARiiON
5 2 (0.97%) EMC Centera
5 2 (0.97%) Celerra
5 2 (0.97%) iPhone
6 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.48%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.48%) Replication
6 1 (0.48%) SecurID
6 1 (0.48%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 207 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 77 (37.20%) Windows 7
4 45 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 39 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.70%) Linux
7 17 (8.21%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.42%) UNIX
9 4 (1.93%) Solaris
9 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) Android
11 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.48%) VMS
11 1 (0.48%) NetWare
11 1 (0.48%) AIX
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.67%) ITIL
2 35 (16.91%) Migration
3 12 (5.80%) Software Deployment
4 7 (3.38%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (3.38%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (3.38%) Problem Management
5 6 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (2.90%) Change Control
6 5 (2.42%) Security Architecture
6 5 (2.42%) Network Design
7 4 (1.93%) Incident Management
7 4 (1.93%) Load Balancing
7 4 (1.93%) Project Management
8 3 (1.45%) Change Management
8 3 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.45%) Business Continuity
9 2 (0.97%) Data Management
9 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Management
9 2 (0.97%) Project Planning
9 2 (0.97%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.43%) PowerShell
2 31 (14.98%) SQL
3 26 (12.56%) VB
4 23 (11.11%) VBScript
5 9 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.86%) VBA
6 8 (3.86%) VB6
7 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.46%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (10.63%) MCSE
5 14 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (6.28%) CCNA
7 7 (3.38%) MCITP
8 5 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.93%) CCA
9 4 (1.93%) MCSA
10 3 (1.45%) CCEA
10 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.97%) Degree
11 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.97%) MCP
11 2 (0.97%) CCNP
11 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) MCSM
12 1 (0.48%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.28%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.29%) Hyper-V
3 32 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (13.04%) XenApp
5 23 (11.11%) vSphere
6 10 (4.83%) XenServer
6 10 (4.83%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.90%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.97%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.48%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 40 (19.32%) SCCM
2 8 (3.86%) WSUS
2 8 (3.86%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.38%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (3.38%) SCOM
4 5 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (2.42%) Puppet
5 4 (1.93%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.45%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.97%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.97%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.48%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 79 (38.16%) VMware
2 63 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 54 (26.09%) HP
4 48 (23.19%) Citrix
5 46 (22.22%) Cisco
6 17 (8.21%) NetApp
7 13 (6.28%) McAfee
8 11 (5.31%) IBM
8 11 (5.31%) Dell
9 10 (4.83%) EMC
10 8 (3.86%) Oracle
11 6 (2.90%) Becrypt
12 5 (2.42%) CommVault
13 4 (1.93%) Altiris
13 4 (1.93%) Brocade
13 4 (1.93%) CA
13 4 (1.93%) Lotus
13 4 (1.93%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.93%) Mercator
14 3 (1.45%) Symantec
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