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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.60% 1.84% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.33% 8.81% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £190 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -37.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £154 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £226 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £284
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.23 £14.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £14.00 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
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
180 159 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.30% 20.92% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 56 76
Average daily rate £375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 17
Average hourly rate £14.85 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.90 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.95 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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
Watford +16 13 £400 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £375 - 1
Stevenage - 5 £325 - 2
St Albans +1 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £350 +40.00% 2
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (67.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
5 39 (48.15%) VMware
6 33 (40.74%) Citrix
6 33 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
8 25 (30.86%) HP
9 23 (28.40%) DNS
9 23 (28.40%) Hyper-V
10 19 (23.46%) Dell
11 17 (20.99%) Cisco
12 15 (18.52%) DHCP
12 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
13 14 (17.28%) ITIL
14 13 (16.05%) SAN
14 13 (16.05%) Project Management
15 12 (14.81%) VMware ESX
15 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
15 12 (14.81%) SCOM
16 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
16 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.58%) MS Office
17 10 (12.35%) Migration
17 10 (12.35%) Web Services
17 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (12.35%) Android
18 9 (11.11%) XenApp
18 9 (11.11%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) IIS
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.47%) Lync
7 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) DNS
2 15 (18.52%) DHCP
3 13 (16.05%) SAN
4 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.41%) NAS
6 5 (6.17%) LAN
6 5 (6.17%) WAN
7 4 (4.94%) Firewall
8 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.47%) LDAP
8 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.47%) FTP
8 2 (2.47%) Internet
8 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.47%) SSH
8 2 (2.47%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.23%) Network Security
9 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) DTS
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.47%) Games
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Analyst
2 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Network Support
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Network Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Storage Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.47%) WinForms
4 2 (2.47%) SOAP
4 2 (2.47%) ADO.NET
4 2 (2.47%) DHTML
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) jQuery
4 2 (2.47%) Ajax
4 2 (2.47%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (2.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) CLARiiON
2 4 (4.94%) Symmetrix
2 4 (4.94%) EMC Centera
2 4 (4.94%) Clustering
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Celerra
2 4 (4.94%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (2.47%) Replication
3 2 (2.47%) VLE
3 2 (2.47%) Online Games
3 2 (2.47%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) FMCG
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (67.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 10 (12.35%) Android
6 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.88%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (7.41%) Linux
9 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.47%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Project Management
3 10 (12.35%) Migration
4 7 (8.64%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.41%) Change Management
5 6 (7.41%) Change Control
6 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.94%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.94%) Coaching
7 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.47%) Information Security
7 2 (2.47%) MVC
7 2 (2.47%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.47%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.47%) VBScript
3 2 (2.47%) C#
3 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.64%) MCSE
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.41%) CCNA
4 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.94%) MCITP
4 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) GxP
System Software
1 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 33 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (28.40%) Hyper-V
4 12 (14.81%) VMware ESX
5 9 (11.11%) XenApp
6 8 (9.88%) Terminal Services
7 7 (8.64%) vSphere
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.47%) NFS
8 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.47%) XenServer
8 2 (2.47%) vCloud
9 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) SCOM
2 9 (11.11%) SCCM
3 8 (9.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (6.17%) WSUS
5 4 (4.94%) Puppet
6 3 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (3.70%) OpenView
7 1 (1.23%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) VMware
2 33 (40.74%) Citrix
3 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
4 25 (30.86%) HP
5 19 (23.46%) Dell
6 17 (20.99%) Cisco
7 9 (11.11%) NetApp
7 9 (11.11%) Symantec
8 8 (9.88%) Apple
9 4 (4.94%) EMC
9 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.94%) Brocade
9 4 (4.94%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.94%) Veeam
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle
10 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.23%) Varonis
11 1 (1.23%) NetIQ
11 1 (1.23%) CA
11 1 (1.23%) CommVault
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