The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 16 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 Essex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.17% 5.90% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.59% 27.78% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Average daily rate £400 £350 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +84.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
198 90 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.32% 21.23% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 32 55
Average daily rate £400 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 14
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +5.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.48 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 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
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Job
Vacancies
Colchester -7 5 £400 +2.56% 2
Basildon 0 1 - - 1
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Brentwood - - - - 2
Maldon - - - -
Rayleigh - - - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 13 (36.11%) Windows XP
7 12 (33.33%) VMware
8 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
9 10 (27.78%) HTML
9 10 (27.78%) MCSE
9 10 (27.78%) DNS
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (25.00%) Citrix
10 9 (25.00%) VB
11 8 (22.22%) VBA
11 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 8 (22.22%) SQL
11 8 (22.22%) CSS
11 8 (22.22%) XML
11 8 (22.22%) Ingres
11 8 (22.22%) VB6
12 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (19.44%) Finance
12 7 (19.44%) DHCP
12 7 (19.44%) SAN
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.56%) SMTP
4 2 (5.56%) FTP
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
5 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (22.22%) Ingres
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) DTS
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) WebLOAD
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) VB Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support
5 2 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
2 8 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) XHTML
3 1 (2.78%) Ajax
3 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 13 (36.11%) Windows XP
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) UNIX
8 1 (2.78%) NetWare
8 1 (2.78%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.33%) Project Management
2 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
3 2 (5.56%) Time Management
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Data Management
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.78%) ERP
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) VB
2 8 (22.22%) VBA
2 8 (22.22%) VB6
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) VBScript
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) MCSE
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (11.11%) CCA
4 3 (8.33%) MCITP
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) CCEA
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (5.56%) MCSM
5 2 (5.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) XenServer
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) AppSense
6 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Wyse
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