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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.88% 7.51% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 29.33% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £140 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
72 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.49% 25.60% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 38
Average daily rate £400 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £118 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.05 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
West Malling +1 2 £388 - 6
Tunbridge Wells -5 1 £350 - 1
Dartford - - - -
Westerham - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
3 36 (62.07%) VMware
4 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (44.83%) Citrix
6 24 (41.38%) Windows 7
7 22 (37.93%) MS Exchange
8 20 (34.48%) XenApp
9 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (31.03%) SCCM
10 18 (31.03%) Advertising
11 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
11 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (22.41%) vSphere
12 13 (22.41%) Cisco
12 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
12 13 (22.41%) MS Office
12 13 (22.41%) Finance
13 11 (18.97%) Firewall
14 10 (17.24%) UNIX
15 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
15 9 (15.52%) LAN
15 9 (15.52%) ITIL
15 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (15.52%) Veeam
16 8 (13.79%) SCOM
16 8 (13.79%) IIS
16 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
16 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 22 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.79%) IIS
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.41%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) LAN
2 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.07%) WAN
4 6 (10.34%) DNS
5 4 (6.90%) MPLS
5 4 (6.90%) OSPF
5 4 (6.90%) BGP
5 4 (6.90%) HTTP
6 3 (5.17%) SAN
6 3 (5.17%) SMTP
6 3 (5.17%) DHCP
7 2 (3.45%) Wireless
7 2 (3.45%) VLAN
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.72%) NAS
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
General
1 18 (31.03%) Advertising
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
6 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support
8 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.24%) UNIX
6 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
7 7 (12.07%) Solaris
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.45%) Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.72%) Debian
10 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) BCP
2 6 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (8.62%) Change Management
4 4 (6.90%) Data Security
5 2 (3.45%) Network Management
5 2 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (3.45%) Change Control
5 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.45%) Project Management
5 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.45%) Information Security
5 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) CCNA
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.62%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) MCSE
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CRISC
5 2 (3.45%) CISSP
5 2 (3.45%) CISA
5 2 (3.45%) CISM
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (34.48%) XenApp
3 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (22.41%) vSphere
5 7 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (12.07%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) SCCM
2 8 (13.79%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.72%) Cacti
4 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) VMware
2 26 (44.83%) Citrix
3 13 (22.41%) Cisco
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.52%) Veeam
5 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.17%) Nintex
8 2 (3.45%) HP
8 2 (3.45%) CommVault
8 2 (3.45%) Veritas
8 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.72%) Intel
9 1 (1.72%) Adobe
9 1 (1.72%) Sophos
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