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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.45% 6.99% 10.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.95% 23.53% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 24
Median daily rate £325 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
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
43 85 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.55% 29.72% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 48
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £173 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 +3 2 £325 -10.34% 1
Canterbury - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (72.73%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) Citrix
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
6 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (45.45%) SLA
7 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
8 4 (36.36%) Firewall
8 4 (36.36%) Finance
8 4 (36.36%) Wiki
8 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (36.36%) QlikView
8 4 (36.36%) IronPort
8 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
8 4 (36.36%) SQL
8 4 (36.36%) HP
8 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (36.36%) Siebel
8 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 4 (36.36%) LAN
8 4 (36.36%) WAN
8 4 (36.36%) Oracle
8 4 (36.36%) IIS
8 4 (36.36%) Clustering

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 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (36.36%) QlikView
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Server Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
1 4 (36.36%) Wiki
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Informatica
3 4 (36.36%) IronPort
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Siebel
4 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 2 (18.18%) CA
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Wyse
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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