The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrow 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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 1.96% 14.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

Operating Systems Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 29.41% 35.71% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £480 £110 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+336.36% -48.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

Windows Server 2008
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware