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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / Kent
Rank 34 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.77% 1.10% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 6.56% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Median daily rate £314 £184 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.74% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £177 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £284 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
44 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.60% 16.80% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 41
Median daily rate £325 £400 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +116.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 - 4 £308 -
Chatham - 2 £563 -
Maidstone +7 1 £145 -55.38%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 16 (72.73%) VMware
5 13 (59.09%) DNS
6 12 (54.55%) VMware ESX
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) Incident Management
6 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
7 8 (36.36%) XenApp
7 8 (36.36%) Fat Client
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) Thin Client
8 7 (31.82%) SCCM
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (31.82%) AppSense
8 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
9 6 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (27.27%) BitLocker
9 6 (27.27%) Application Virtualisation
9 6 (27.27%) Wyse
9 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) Symantec
9 6 (27.27%) SAN
9 6 (27.27%) CA
9 6 (27.27%) Solaris
9 6 (27.27%) MS Office
9 6 (27.27%) Unix
10 5 (22.73%) Performance Management

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 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Server Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 8 (36.36%) Thin Client
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 6 (27.27%) Solaris
4 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Incident Management
2 6 (27.27%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) CCA
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) VMware ESX
3 8 (36.36%) XenApp
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
5 6 (27.27%) BitLocker
5 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 6 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 7 (31.82%) AppSense
5 6 (27.27%) CA
5 6 (27.27%) Symantec
5 6 (27.27%) Wyse
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco