The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.80% 2.72% 6.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.22% 8.62% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 23
Median daily rate £315 £270 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £170 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £398 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
134 116 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.45% 31.52% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 58
Median daily rate £415 £375 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.85 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £22.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Lancashire region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Lancashire region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Preston - 2 - - 2
Blackpool -3 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (70.00%) VMware
4 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (35.00%) WSUS
8 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (35.00%) HP
8 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (35.00%) MS Office
9 6 (30.00%) ClearCase
9 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (30.00%) ClearQuest
9 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) MCSE
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco
11 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (20.00%) Windows 10

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (30.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Support
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Life Science
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) Brightmail
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) XenServer
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) WSUS
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) Compaq
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) IronPort
6 2 (10.00%) Lumension
6 2 (10.00%) Polycom
6 2 (10.00%) Sophos
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) ThinPrint
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam
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