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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.71% 4.72% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.93% 20.96% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 7
Median daily rate £230 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £280 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £8.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
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
164 167 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.55% 22.51% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 83 106
Median daily rate £308 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 34
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £18.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Watford -12 5 £230 -45.88%
Rickmansworth 0 2 £145 -67.77%
Stevenage 0 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Office 365
7 7 (31.82%) MS Office
7 7 (31.82%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) MySQL
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 5 (22.73%) IBM
9 5 (22.73%) MCITP
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
10 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (18.18%) High Availability
10 4 (18.18%) Degree
10 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) XenApp
10 4 (18.18%) Citrix
10 4 (18.18%) SSL

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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) PTC Creo
3 1 (4.55%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) OLTP
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
1 3 (13.64%) SAML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.64%) Solaris
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
3 3 (13.64%) ITSM
3 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Presales
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) RAD
3 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) MCITP
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) MCP
4 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) MCTS
5 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) XenServer
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) OpenView
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) BMC
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Sun
6 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) Cognos
6 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas