The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 172 111 85
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 317 487 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.38% 2.11% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.69% 9.78% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 333 366
Median daily rate £365 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £182 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 36
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.15 £85.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4738 4981 5577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.66% 21.59% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3263 3410 3745
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 152 244
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.95 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £34.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
City of London -46 52 £385 -2.28% 13
Croydon -24 8 £425 -8.10%
Teddington - 3 - - 2
Feltham - 2 £438 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £325 -
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Hammersmith +2 1 £140 +27.27%
Chessington - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 686 (100.00%) Windows
2 483 (70.41%) Windows Server
3 438 (63.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 434 (63.27%) Active Directory
5 362 (52.77%) VMware
6 298 (43.44%) Microsoft
7 215 (31.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 194 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 188 (27.41%) Citrix
9 188 (27.41%) MS Exchange
10 165 (24.05%) Windows 7
11 156 (22.74%) PowerShell
12 154 (22.45%) DNS
13 151 (22.01%) Firewall
14 140 (20.41%) Linux
15 138 (20.12%) SQL Server
16 134 (19.53%) Finance
17 130 (18.95%) ITIL
17 130 (18.95%) SCCM
18 126 (18.37%) Cisco
18 126 (18.37%) SAN
19 115 (16.76%) DHCP
19 115 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2010
20 110 (16.03%) SQL
21 108 (15.74%) IIS
22 105 (15.31%) Hyper-V
23 104 (15.16%) SCOM
24 103 (15.01%) Migration
25 97 (14.14%) Office 365
26 89 (12.97%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 188 (27.41%) MS Exchange
2 115 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (15.74%) IIS
4 64 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (8.45%) Skype for Business
6 54 (7.87%) SharePoint
7 40 (5.83%) Tomcat
8 38 (5.54%) Apache
9 30 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.17%) Confluence
13 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.02%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 89 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 79 (11.52%) MS Office
3 10 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.58%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 10 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.58%) Eikon
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.29%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.15%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 97 (14.14%) Office 365
2 75 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (1.46%) Mimecast
5 10 (1.46%) PaaS
6 9 (1.31%) IaaS
6 9 (1.31%) SaaS
7 7 (1.02%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.29%) Yammer
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (22.45%) DNS
2 151 (22.01%) Firewall
3 126 (18.37%) SAN
4 115 (16.76%) DHCP
5 68 (9.91%) WAN
6 65 (9.48%) LAN
7 60 (8.75%) TCP/IP
8 36 (5.25%) VLAN
9 35 (5.10%) VPN
10 31 (4.52%) NAS
10 31 (4.52%) NetScaler
11 28 (4.08%) Skype
12 26 (3.79%) iSCSI
13 24 (3.50%) Internet
14 17 (2.48%) VoIP
15 16 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (2.33%) MPLS
16 15 (2.19%) Kerberos
16 15 (2.19%) Network Security
16 15 (2.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (2.77%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (1.46%) MySQL
10 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.02%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.44%) BODI
13 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.29%) OLTP
14 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.29%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (0.29%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 36 (5.25%) TeamCity
2 17 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.90%) JIRA
5 6 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.73%) Grunt
6 5 (0.73%) gulp
7 4 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.44%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.44%) MSI
8 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.29%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.29%) Moq
9 2 (0.29%) NUnit
9 2 (0.29%) Selenium
9 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.15%) Hudson
10 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 134 (19.53%) Finance
2 61 (8.89%) Banking
3 22 (3.21%) Legal
4 18 (2.62%) Retail
5 16 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.33%) Law
6 15 (2.19%) Back Office
7 13 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.17%) Games
8 8 (1.17%) Marketing
9 6 (0.87%) Publishing
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Billing
10 3 (0.44%) French Language
10 3 (0.44%) German Language
10 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (15.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 90 (13.12%) Analyst
3 89 (12.97%) Administrator
4 69 (10.06%) Systems Administrator
4 69 (10.06%) Windows Engineer
5 54 (7.87%) Support Engineer
6 53 (7.73%) Architect
7 47 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 43 (6.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 43 (6.27%) Server Engineer
9 42 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
10 39 (5.69%) Windows Administrator
11 34 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 33 (4.81%) Consultant
13 32 (4.66%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 29 (4.23%) Windows Server Engineer
15 28 (4.08%) Active Directory Engineer
15 28 (4.08%) Desktop Support
15 28 (4.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (3.79%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.85%) .NET
2 31 (4.52%) HTML
3 24 (3.50%) ASP.NET
4 20 (2.92%) Web Services
5 13 (1.90%) CSS
6 10 (1.46%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.46%) AngularJS
6 10 (1.46%) Middleware
7 8 (1.17%) HTML5
8 6 (0.87%) XML
9 5 (0.73%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.73%) LESS
9 5 (0.73%) SAML
9 5 (0.73%) Sass
10 4 (0.58%) J2EE
10 4 (0.58%) WCF
10 4 (0.58%) XSLT
11 3 (0.44%) EJB
11 3 (0.44%) JAXB
11 3 (0.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 33 (4.81%) Clustering
3 32 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.35%) Blackberry
5 22 (3.21%) Replication
6 11 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (1.46%) NHS
7 10 (1.46%) PKI
8 9 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.31%) Equities
8 9 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
10 7 (1.02%) SWIFT
11 6 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.87%) iPhone
12 5 (0.73%) CMDB
12 5 (0.73%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 686 (100.00%) Windows
2 483 (70.41%) Windows Server
3 438 (63.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 215 (31.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 165 (24.05%) Windows 7
6 140 (20.41%) Linux
7 51 (7.43%) Windows 8
8 47 (6.85%) Windows 10
9 44 (6.41%) Unix
10 43 (6.27%) Windows XP
11 36 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (3.79%) Solaris
13 20 (2.92%) Mac OS X
14 17 (2.48%) SUSE
15 16 (2.33%) Windows Vista
16 15 (2.19%) AIX
17 14 (2.04%) Windows 2000
18 13 (1.90%) Mac OS
19 12 (1.75%) Android
20 11 (1.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (18.95%) ITIL
2 103 (15.01%) Migration
3 47 (6.85%) Configuration Management
4 36 (5.25%) Asset Management
5 35 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (4.81%) DevOps
7 30 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (4.08%) Change Management
9 24 (3.50%) CRM
9 24 (3.50%) High Availability
9 24 (3.50%) Service Delivery
9 24 (3.50%) Service Management
10 23 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (3.35%) Load Balancing
10 23 (3.35%) Project Management
11 22 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (3.06%) Virtual Environments
13 19 (2.77%) Change Control
13 19 (2.77%) ITIL V3
13 19 (2.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 156 (22.74%) PowerShell
2 110 (16.03%) SQL
3 48 (7.00%) Java
4 38 (5.54%) C#
5 37 (5.39%) Perl
6 33 (4.81%) Bash Shell
7 26 (3.79%) Python
7 26 (3.79%) VBScript
8 25 (3.64%) C++
9 17 (2.48%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.90%) PHP
11 12 (1.75%) Ruby
12 11 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.46%) VB
14 9 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.31%) VBA
15 8 (1.17%) Korn
16 6 (0.87%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.73%) AWK
17 5 (0.73%) sed
Qualifications
1 79 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (7.14%) MCSE
3 44 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (5.83%) CCNA
5 32 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 25 (3.64%) MCSA
7 23 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (3.21%) SC Cleared
9 19 (2.77%) MCITP
10 16 (2.33%) CCNP
11 11 (1.60%) MCP
12 10 (1.46%) Degree
13 8 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.17%) MCTS
14 5 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.58%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.64%) SLA
2 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.87%) QA
3 4 (0.58%) ISO22301
3 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) DICOM
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 434 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 194 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (15.31%) Hyper-V
4 87 (12.68%) XenApp
5 66 (9.62%) VMware ESX
6 52 (7.58%) vSphere
7 49 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 38 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (1.90%) XenServer
12 10 (1.46%) StorNext
12 10 (1.46%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.46%) VMware Server
13 9 (1.31%) DFS Replication
13 9 (1.31%) vCloud
14 8 (1.17%) KVM
14 8 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 5 (0.73%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 130 (18.95%) SCCM
2 104 (15.16%) SCOM
3 39 (5.69%) Puppet
4 30 (4.37%) Nagios
4 30 (4.37%) WSUS
5 24 (3.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 16 (2.33%) Ansible
6 16 (2.33%) SCVMM
7 14 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 14 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 11 (1.60%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (1.31%) Terraform
12 8 (1.17%) PowerCLI
13 7 (1.02%) HP SIM
13 7 (1.02%) MIIS
14 6 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 362 (52.77%) VMware
2 298 (43.44%) Microsoft
3 188 (27.41%) Citrix
4 126 (18.37%) Cisco
5 87 (12.68%) HP
6 58 (8.45%) NetApp
7 52 (7.58%) Red Hat
8 50 (7.29%) Dell
9 45 (6.56%) Oracle
10 32 (4.66%) Symantec
11 22 (3.21%) EMC
11 22 (3.21%) IBM
12 19 (2.77%) Sun
13 18 (2.62%) CheckPoint
13 18 (2.62%) Remedy
14 16 (2.33%) Juniper
15 15 (2.19%) Apple
15 15 (2.19%) Bloomberg
16 12 (1.75%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.60%) Veeam
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £230 - £235 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
VIQU
Rate: £90 - 120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago