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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.57% 2.74% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 9.02% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate £280 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £385 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £84.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+463.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
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
128 133 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.10% 30.37% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 65
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.40 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.90 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 14 February 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
Chelmsford 0 1 £300 +66.66%
Colchester - 1 £280 - 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (50.00%) Citrix
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) VMware
8 8 (36.36%) XenApp
9 7 (31.82%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) DHCP
10 5 (22.73%) VBScript
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
10 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
11 4 (18.18%) MS Office
11 4 (18.18%) ITIL
11 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 4 (18.18%) HP
11 4 (18.18%) Finance
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
12 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
12 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
12 3 (13.64%) SLA
12 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
12 3 (13.64%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Applications Packager
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix Packager
1 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
2 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.09%) Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
2 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) PC Support
3 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) SUSE
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) High Availability
2 2 (9.09%) Information Security
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCITP
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.64%) Terminal Server
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) XenServer
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Red Gate
6 1 (4.55%) Wyse
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