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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 78 43 70
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 3.74% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 15.13% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 39
Average daily rate £338 £275 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £169 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 7
Average hourly rate £52.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £10.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.25 £42.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
552 661 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.75% 24.74% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 329 297
Average daily rate £340 £325 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 96 82
Average hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 17 £356 -5.00% 3
Bedfordshire -1 10 £291 +22.63% 3
Essex +4 8 £315 +36.95% 4
Cambridgeshire -12 5 £314 +32.10% 4
Suffolk -5 4 £575 +187.50% 1
Norfolk -8 2 £165 -45.00% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (74.79%) Windows Server
3 82 (68.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (54.62%) Active Directory
5 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
6 47 (39.50%) VMware
7 36 (30.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (27.73%) Windows 7
9 31 (26.05%) SQL
10 30 (25.21%) Citrix
10 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
11 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 27 (22.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (20.17%) DNS
15 21 (17.65%) ITIL
16 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
17 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
18 18 (15.13%) DHCP
18 18 (15.13%) XenApp
19 17 (14.29%) TCP/IP
20 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
20 16 (13.45%) MS Office
20 16 (13.45%) Migration
20 16 (13.45%) Office 365
21 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
21 15 (12.61%) SCCM
21 15 (12.61%) Windows XP
22 14 (11.76%) WAN
22 14 (11.76%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
2 27 (22.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
4 14 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 13 (10.92%) IIS
6 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (7.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.52%) Documentum
9 3 (2.52%) IBM Domino
9 3 (2.52%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.84%) Apache
11 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Office
2 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Office 365
2 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.17%) DNS
2 18 (15.13%) DHCP
3 17 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 14 (11.76%) Firewall
4 14 (11.76%) WAN
5 12 (10.08%) SAN
6 11 (9.24%) LAN
7 8 (6.72%) VPN
8 6 (5.04%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.20%) VoIP
10 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.36%) NAS
10 4 (3.36%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.52%) MPLS
11 3 (2.52%) Wireless
12 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.84%) LDAP
13 1 (0.84%) Network Security
13 1 (0.84%) SSL
13 1 (0.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.68%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.84%) GIS
9 1 (0.84%) MS Access
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.84%) MSI
3 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Banking
2 3 (2.52%) Military
2 3 (2.52%) Publishing
2 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Advertising
3 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.84%) Back Office
4 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (10.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (10.92%) Analyst
2 13 (10.92%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Support
5 10 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.40%) Server Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) DBA
6 9 (7.56%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.56%) SQL DBA
6 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Administrator
8 7 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) Web Services
3 3 (2.52%) CSS
4 2 (1.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.84%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.84%) CSS3
5 1 (0.84%) HTML5
5 1 (0.84%) jQuery
5 1 (0.84%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (2.52%) NHS
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.68%) EPoS
4 2 (1.68%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.68%) iPhone
4 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.68%) Robotics
4 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) CMDB
5 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.84%) FMCG
5 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.84%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (74.79%) Windows Server
3 82 (68.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (30.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (27.73%) Windows 7
6 15 (12.61%) Windows XP
7 14 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.72%) Linux
9 7 (5.88%) Unix
10 6 (5.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.36%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.84%) Android
12 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) ITIL
2 16 (13.45%) Migration
3 10 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.04%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.04%) Software Licensing
6 5 (4.20%) Project Management
7 4 (3.36%) CRM
7 4 (3.36%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.36%) Functional Testing
7 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.36%) Service Management
8 3 (2.52%) Change Control
8 3 (2.52%) DevOps
8 3 (2.52%) High Availability
8 3 (2.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.52%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.52%) Scrum
8 3 (2.52%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) SQL
2 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.36%) VBScript
5 2 (1.68%) C#
5 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.68%) VB
5 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.84%) Java
6 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.72%) MCSA
5 7 (5.88%) MCSE
6 6 (5.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (4.20%) VCP5
7 5 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.36%) VCP6
9 3 (2.52%) Degree
9 3 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.52%) MCP
10 1 (0.84%) CCNA
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.84%) MCITP
10 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.84%) PMP
10 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (54.62%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.13%) XenApp
4 9 (7.56%) vSphere
5 6 (5.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.36%) MetaFrame
7 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.52%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.52%) XenServer
9 2 (1.68%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.68%) Xen
10 1 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.84%) NFS
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (12.61%) SCCM
2 8 (6.72%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.36%) SCOM
4 2 (1.68%) Puppet
4 2 (1.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.84%) Ansible
5 1 (0.84%) Bacula
5 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.84%) vRealize
5 1 (0.84%) WMI
5 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
2 47 (39.50%) VMware
3 30 (25.21%) Citrix
4 14 (11.76%) Cisco
5 11 (9.24%) Symantec
6 9 (7.56%) NetApp
7 8 (6.72%) HP
8 6 (5.04%) Dell
9 5 (4.20%) Avaya
9 5 (4.20%) RedGate
10 3 (2.52%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.52%) Apple
10 3 (2.52%) Lotus
10 3 (2.52%) Sophos
11 2 (1.68%) Blue Prism
11 2 (1.68%) Kofax
11 2 (1.68%) PlateSpin
11 2 (1.68%) Remedy
12 1 (0.84%) Sage
12 1 (0.84%) Veeam
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Oho Group Ltd.
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Rate: £400.00 - £425 per day
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