The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.21% 2.28% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.12% 8.44% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £338 £170 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £312 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £23.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -37.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -15.00%
Windows Server 2008
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 154 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.03% 27.07% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 68 102
Median daily rate £350 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £155 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 29
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Chelmsford +8 4 £338 +12.50%
Harlow +6 2 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
9 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 5 (23.81%) CISSP
10 5 (23.81%) GIS
10 5 (23.81%) Information Security
11 4 (19.05%) Thin Client
11 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (19.05%) Dell
11 4 (19.05%) DHCP
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
11 4 (19.05%) SQL
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 4 (19.05%) IIS
11 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
11 4 (19.05%) VLAN
11 4 (19.05%) Fat Client

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) VLAN
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (9.52%) NAS
5 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
5 2 (9.52%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) GIS
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Active Directory Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Packager
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Fat Client
1 4 (19.05%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Life Science
2 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Unix
7 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) MOS
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.76%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
Basildon, Essex
Experis Ltd
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