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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.68% 2.58% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.77% 11.36% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 14
Median daily rate £218 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £415 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £26.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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
106 132 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.15% 22.72% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 78
Median daily rate £300 £330 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £146 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -5 1 £225 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (43.75%) SCCM
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) MS Office
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Office 365
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Java
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) IBM
9 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (25.00%) Middleware
10 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
10 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
10 3 (18.75%) SAML
10 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
10 3 (18.75%) BMC
10 3 (18.75%) OpenView

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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) OLTP
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) SAML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Presales
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) RAD
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Database Security
5 1 (6.25%) PLM
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
2 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) OpenView
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) BMC
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
7 1 (6.25%) PTC
7 1 (6.25%) Siemens
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas
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