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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.64% 1.22% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.00% 5.36% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 15
Median daily rate £325 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £286 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £476 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £312 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -15.00%
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
50 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.10% 22.86% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 35
Median daily rate £325 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 - 6 £325 -
Tonbridge 0 1 £180 -64.00% 1
Chatham - 1 £550 -
Dartford - 1 £180 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Fat Client
4 8 (61.54%) XenApp
4 8 (61.54%) Thin Client
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (53.85%) AppSense
6 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
6 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
6 6 (46.15%) SCCM
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) MS Office
6 6 (46.15%) CA
6 6 (46.15%) Symantec
6 6 (46.15%) Wyse
6 6 (46.15%) Application Virtualisation
6 6 (46.15%) BitLocker
6 6 (46.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint

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 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Fat Client
1 8 (61.54%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) XenApp
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
4 6 (46.15%) BitLocker
4 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
1 6 (46.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) AppSense
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) CA
3 6 (46.15%) Symantec
3 6 (46.15%) Wyse
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco