The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 6.00% 13.89% 22.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 27.78% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£205 - £211
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 - £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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 Lincolnshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 22.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Average daily rate £235 £150 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £95 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £375 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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
Spalding - 2 £205 - 2
Grimsby - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (63.64%) Migration
4 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) Wireless
5 6 (54.55%) HP
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (45.45%) HP Storage
7 4 (36.36%) Lync
7 4 (36.36%) Exinda
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (36.36%) Altiris
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) Intranet
7 4 (36.36%) Internet

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Lync
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (18.18%) IT Assistant
4 2 (18.18%) Support Assistant
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) HP Storage
2 4 (36.36%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Altiris
3 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
3 4 (36.36%) Exinda
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Meraki
6 1 (9.09%) CA
6 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
6 1 (9.09%) ZyXEL
6 1 (9.09%) NETGEAR
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