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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.71% 2.47% 5.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.41% 9.09% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £250 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
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
78 77 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.71% 27.21% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 25
Average daily rate £293 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £79 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 21
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £30.00 £28.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 3 £250 -23.07% 1
Hinckley +1 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (66.67%) SAN
5 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
6 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
6 10 (55.56%) IBM
6 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (44.44%) IIS
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 8 (44.44%) HP
8 8 (44.44%) Dell
8 8 (44.44%) EMC
8 8 (44.44%) Change Management
8 8 (44.44%) Clustering
8 8 (44.44%) SCCM
8 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
9 7 (38.89%) Retail
9 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
9 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
9 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
9 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
9 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
9 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (38.89%) Altiris
9 7 (38.89%) Incident Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) IIS
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) IPv4
4 2 (11.11%) PBX
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Security Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Migration Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Field Support Technician
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (44.44%) Change Management
3 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
3 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
3 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
3 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Software Licensing
4 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Server Building
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) Dell
3 8 (44.44%) EMC
3 8 (44.44%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Altiris
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
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