The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow 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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 5 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 11.90% 1.92% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 33.33% 44.23% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 7
Average daily rate £338 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £126 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hounslow region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hounslow region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Mercator
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) RHCT
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) Xen
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) RHCT
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (66.67%) MCITP
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Mercator
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy