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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.15% 3.60% 5.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.29% 13.61% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 16
Median daily rate £350 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £323 £290
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £29.46 £32.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -5.12%
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
136 169 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.56% 26.45% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 58
Median daily rate £350 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.46 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.99% +3.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 29 August 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 - 9 £350 - 1
Harlow - 2 £325 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) Citrix
8 6 (31.58%) CISSP
8 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) GIS
8 6 (31.58%) Information Security
9 5 (26.32%) VLAN
9 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
9 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Thin Client
10 4 (21.05%) Dell
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
12 2 (10.53%) SCCM
12 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (10.53%) XenApp

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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
2 5 (26.32%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) GIS
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Security Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V Architect
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
1 4 (21.05%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.26%) Process Management
2 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) HP
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