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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 18 56
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.91% 7.75% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.46% 27.85% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £284 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.94% -26.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £110 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £429 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Average hourly rate £90.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
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
192 158 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.40% 27.82% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 66 83
Average daily rate £350 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 38
Average hourly rate £15.29 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.15 £34.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead -7 9 £300 -
Watford +2 6 £400 +77.77%
Stevenage -4 3 £510 +88.88% 5
Welwyn Garden City -10 1 - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Tring - - - - 1
Baldock - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Kings Langley - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
3 22 (45.83%) VMware
4 19 (39.58%) DNS
5 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (29.17%) Citrix
8 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 13 (27.08%) DHCP
9 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (22.92%) vSphere
11 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
11 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
12 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
13 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (16.67%) Symantec
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.67%) MS Office
13 8 (16.67%) vCloud
14 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
14 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
14 7 (14.58%) SCOM
14 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
15 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
15 6 (12.50%) NetBackup

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.08%) Lync
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) DNS
2 13 (27.08%) DHCP
3 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.42%) SAN
4 5 (10.42%) Firewall
5 4 (8.33%) LDAP
5 4 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.17%) WAN
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 2 (4.17%) FTP
7 2 (4.17%) SSH
8 1 (2.08%) SMTP
8 1 (2.08%) VLAN
8 1 (2.08%) IPsec
8 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support
5 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) SOAP
1 3 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) Online Games
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.42%) Linux
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 2000
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.17%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) CRM
1 5 (10.42%) Migration
1 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.08%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.08%) Scrum
5 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.08%) Workflow Management
5 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.08%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) VB6
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.17%) MCITP
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.92%) vSphere
4 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 8 (16.67%) vCloud
6 6 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
7 4 (8.33%) NFS
7 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.08%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCOM
2 6 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.42%) Puppet
4 4 (8.33%) SCCM
5 3 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.08%) MOM
6 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) VMware
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) Citrix
4 8 (16.67%) Symantec
5 6 (12.50%) Sophos
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco
5 6 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) Dell
6 5 (10.42%) Veritas
6 5 (10.42%) Acronis
7 4 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.08%) Juniper
10 1 (2.08%) Intel
10 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) McAfee
10 1 (2.08%) Websense
10 1 (2.08%) Google
10 1 (2.08%) Lumension
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