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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.66% 3.32% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 17.31% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £250 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.22 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
51 52 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.73% 19.19% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 37
Median daily rate £350 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £12.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.95 £32.50
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 Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leicester -3 7 £375 +20.00% 1
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (33.33%) Office 365
8 6 (33.33%) Citrix
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) IBM
9 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (22.22%) HP
10 4 (22.22%) Internet
10 4 (22.22%) LAN
10 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 4 (22.22%) C#
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 4 (22.22%) VBScript
10 4 (22.22%) .NET
10 4 (22.22%) SAN
10 4 (22.22%) NetApp
10 4 (22.22%) Migration

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) IPv4
5 1 (5.56%) PBX
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Support Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Field Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 2 (11.11%) Server Building
4 2 (11.11%) Software Audit
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Dell