The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% 4.27% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 15.67% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 14
Median daily rate £365 £425 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +123.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £269 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £438 £248
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -39.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+15.11% +15.37%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 217 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.48% 27.23% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 102 71
Median daily rate £375 £350 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 29
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £29.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Stevenage +1 3 £460 +41.53% 2
Watford +9 2 £258 -39.41%
Welwyn Garden City +1 2 £425 +58.13% 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (25.93%) MS Office
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Citrix
8 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (22.22%) Office 365
9 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
9 5 (18.52%) Clustering
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (18.52%) SAN
9 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
9 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (14.81%) SSL
10 4 (14.81%) LAN
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.81%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) PTC Creo
3 1 (3.70%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) SSL
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
4 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) DBA
1 6 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Application Discovery
3 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (7.41%) Programme Governance
3 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Xen
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.41%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Bacula
3 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) RedGate
5 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) Cognos
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Remedy
6 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) PlateSpin
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat