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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 7 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 4.26% 2.17% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 5.56% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£90 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -4.75%
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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
18 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 38.30% 39.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 10
Average daily rate £225 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £226 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Mercator
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) RHCT
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) RHCT
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Mercator
2 1 (50.00%) VMware