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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 29 55
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.46% 4.29% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.91% 15.17% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
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£270 £349 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £103 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £438 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £52.50 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+296.22% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £15.40 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -9.21%
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
212 145 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.80% 28.27% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 57 76
Average daily rate £340 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £488 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.75 £35.50 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 7 £300 - 1
Watford +1 5 £190 -15.55% 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 3 - - 1
Stevenage 0 2 £320 +204.76% 3
Hertford - 1 £160 -
Hitchin - - - -
Kings Langley - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Tring - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
3 28 (59.57%) MS Exchange
4 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (42.55%) DNS
5 20 (42.55%) VMware
6 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
7 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
8 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
8 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (25.53%) DHCP
10 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
10 11 (23.40%) MS Office
10 11 (23.40%) Citrix
11 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
11 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 8 (17.02%) Firewall
12 8 (17.02%) Backup Exec
12 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (17.02%) Symantec
12 8 (17.02%) LAN
12 8 (17.02%) vSphere
12 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.89%) SQL
14 6 (12.77%) NetBackup

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (59.57%) MS Exchange
2 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (12.77%) IIS
6 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) DNS
2 12 (25.53%) DHCP
3 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.02%) LAN
4 8 (17.02%) Firewall
5 6 (12.77%) SAN
6 4 (8.51%) FTP
7 3 (6.38%) WAN
7 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.26%) LDAP
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
9 1 (2.13%) SMTP
9 1 (2.13%) IPsec
9 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.13%) VLAN
9 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) IT Support
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) SOAP
1 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
1 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) iPhone
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
6 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.64%) CRM
3 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Network Management
5 1 (2.13%) High Availability
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.13%) People Management
5 1 (2.13%) Scrum
5 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.13%) Workflow Management
5 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) vSphere
3 6 (12.77%) vCloud
4 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.26%) NFS
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.13%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.77%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.38%) SCOM
5 2 (4.26%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) MOM
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) Puppet
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) VMware
2 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.40%) Citrix
4 8 (17.02%) Symantec
5 6 (12.77%) Sophos
6 5 (10.64%) Veritas
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco
6 5 (10.64%) Acronis
7 4 (8.51%) HP
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 2 (4.26%) IBM
9 2 (4.26%) Sage
10 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.13%) Websense
10 1 (2.13%) McAfee
10 1 (2.13%) Juniper
10 1 (2.13%) CommVault
10 1 (2.13%) Dell
10 1 (2.13%) Intel
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
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