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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 5.41% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 18.48% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 7
Median daily rate £325 £375 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +97.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £438 £214
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +7.23%
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
120 211 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.90% 29.26% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 98 57
Median daily rate £388 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £18.50 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 0 5 £260 -20.00%
Hemel Hempstead -4 4 £289 -17.50% 1
Watford 0 2 £285 -28.75%
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £425 +13.33%
Rickmansworth - 1 £153 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
3 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (29.41%) Citrix
5 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
6 9 (26.47%) Office 365
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
8 7 (20.59%) SCCM
8 7 (20.59%) MS Office
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
10 5 (14.71%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
10 5 (14.71%) XenApp
11 4 (11.76%) Clustering
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (11.76%) RedGate
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) DHCP
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) MPLS
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (14.71%) DBA
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) SQL DBA
2 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Support
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) iPhone
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
4 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.88%) Linux
8 2 (5.88%) Unix
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) Application Discovery
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Content Management
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security
5 1 (2.94%) ITSM
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) XenApp
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.88%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.88%) Xen
5 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) NFS
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Bacula
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) RedGate
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec
5 3 (8.82%) Sophos
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat