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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 24 13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 6.85% 11.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 23.53% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 28
Median daily rate - £363 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
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
57 85 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.43% 29.11% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 50
Median daily rate £300 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) Siebel
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) Informatica
6 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (40.00%) QlikView
6 4 (40.00%) IronPort
6 4 (40.00%) Wiki
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall

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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (40.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) ERP
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Informatica
3 4 (40.00%) IronPort
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Siebel