The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.11% 2.58% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.26% 9.76% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £398 £169 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.55% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £159 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £191 £214
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.61 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.21% +16.28%
Windows Server 2008
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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 Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.53% 26.45% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 27
Median daily rate £500 £225 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Prism
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Documentum
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Kofax
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Robotics
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (50.00%) Documentum
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Prism
1 2 (50.00%) Kofax
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware