The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Lincolnshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 14.29% 22.58% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate
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- £211 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 51.43% 33.87% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate £150 £213 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £163 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Scunthorpe - - - -
Stamford - - - -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (14.29%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (14.29%) Wireless

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam