The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.68% 4.90% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.02% 16.87% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£263 - £223
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 - £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £252
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 83 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.72% 29.02% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 19
Average daily rate £250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 11
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 4 £263 - 2
Hinckley - 3 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (47.62%) PBX
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Clustering
5 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (38.10%) VoIP
5 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
6 7 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
7 6 (28.57%) CTI
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 6 (28.57%) Change Management
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
8 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 5 (23.81%) Lotus
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) IBM Notes
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (14.29%) XenApp
10 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
10 3 (14.29%) Veeam

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (23.81%) IBM Notes
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) PBX
2 8 (38.10%) VoIP
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) CTI
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) IPv4
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) IMAP
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) VoIP Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior VoIP Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Logistics
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Lotus
4 3 (14.29%) Sophos
4 3 (14.29%) Veeam
4 3 (14.29%) Meraki
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) BMC
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Altiris
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