The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 5.42% 10.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 21.33% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 21
Median daily rate £321 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £222 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £280
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 75 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.90% 25.42% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 36
Median daily rate £328 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £110 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
- +16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 22 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £321 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) HP
6 6 (46.15%) SAN
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) Clustering
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
7 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (30.77%) QlikView
8 4 (30.77%) IronPort
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
8 4 (30.77%) Wiki
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle
8 4 (30.77%) IIS
8 4 (30.77%) MS Office
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) Siebel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (30.77%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) Wiki
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
1 1 (7.69%) CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.69%) ERP
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
1 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCA
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Informatica
3 4 (30.77%) IronPort
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Siebel
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) iManage