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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 158 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 357 588 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 2.49% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.56% 11.78% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 377 388
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £285
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 34
Median hourly rate £14.04 £18.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% +4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £40.00 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
4724 4990 5237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.32% 21.14% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3327 3407 3481
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 179 233
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
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 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 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
City of London -25 65 £375 +7.14% 24
Croydon -22 9 £450 +33.33% 2
Westminster -20 2 £450 +130.76%
Ealing - 2 - -
Chessington +3 1 - -
Twickenham -2 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf -3 1 £375 -6.25%
Bromley -5 1 £325 +30.00%
Barnet - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £503 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 709 (100.00%) Windows
2 485 (68.41%) Windows Server
3 432 (60.93%) Active Directory
4 423 (59.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 367 (51.76%) VMware
6 308 (43.44%) Microsoft
7 226 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 206 (29.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 199 (28.07%) MS Exchange
10 198 (27.93%) Citrix
10 198 (27.93%) Windows 7
11 161 (22.71%) PowerShell
12 149 (21.02%) Linux
13 148 (20.87%) Firewall
14 144 (20.31%) DNS
15 141 (19.89%) Finance
16 140 (19.75%) Cisco
17 135 (19.04%) SQL Server
18 130 (18.34%) Exchange Server 2010
19 127 (17.91%) ITIL
20 124 (17.49%) SQL
21 122 (17.21%) SAN
22 121 (17.07%) SCCM
23 106 (14.95%) Migration
24 105 (14.81%) SCOM
25 103 (14.53%) IIS
26 99 (13.96%) DHCP
27 97 (13.68%) MS Excel
28 91 (12.83%) MS Office
29 90 (12.69%) HP

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
1 199 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 130 (18.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (14.53%) IIS
4 64 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 51 (7.19%) Skype for Business
6 49 (6.91%) SharePoint
7 42 (5.92%) Tomcat
8 39 (5.50%) Apache
9 34 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (2.40%) Confluence
12 9 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.13%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.99%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.71%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 97 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 91 (12.83%) MS Office
3 8 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.71%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Eikon
1 5 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.28%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 87 (12.27%) Office 365
2 66 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.41%) Mimecast
4 10 (1.41%) PaaS
5 8 (1.13%) IaaS
6 7 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.85%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.85%) SaaS
8 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.28%) Yammer
11 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (20.87%) Firewall
2 144 (20.31%) DNS
3 122 (17.21%) SAN
4 99 (13.96%) DHCP
5 70 (9.87%) WAN
6 66 (9.31%) LAN
7 46 (6.49%) TCP/IP
8 37 (5.22%) VPN
9 31 (4.37%) NetScaler
10 29 (4.09%) VLAN
11 23 (3.24%) NAS
11 23 (3.24%) VoIP
12 22 (3.10%) Skype
13 21 (2.96%) Internet
14 19 (2.68%) Wireless
15 18 (2.54%) iSCSI
16 17 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (2.26%) FTP
18 15 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
19 13 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (19.04%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.71%) DB2
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.71%) VLDB
12 4 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.42%) MySQL
14 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 33 (4.65%) TeamCity
2 22 (3.10%) JIRA
3 20 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.26%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.71%) Grunt
8 5 (0.71%) gulp
8 5 (0.71%) Subversion
9 3 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.42%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.42%) MSI
10 2 (0.28%) Hudson
10 2 (0.28%) Moq
10 2 (0.28%) NUnit
10 2 (0.28%) Selenium
11 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 141 (19.89%) Finance
2 53 (7.48%) Banking
3 21 (2.96%) Legal
4 19 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 18 (2.54%) Back Office
6 17 (2.40%) Retail
7 16 (2.26%) Law
8 14 (1.97%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.27%) Advertising
9 9 (1.27%) Publishing
10 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.85%) Marketing
12 5 (0.71%) Games
13 4 (0.56%) German Language
14 3 (0.42%) French Language
14 3 (0.42%) Front Office
14 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (16.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (12.41%) Analyst
3 78 (11.00%) Windows Engineer
4 73 (10.30%) Administrator
5 67 (9.45%) Support Engineer
6 54 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
7 52 (7.33%) Server Engineer
8 50 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 50 (7.05%) Support Analyst
9 49 (6.91%) Architect
10 43 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 42 (5.92%) VMware Engineer
12 34 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
13 33 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
14 32 (4.51%) Windows Administrator
14 32 (4.51%) Windows Server Engineer
15 30 (4.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
16 29 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
16 29 (4.09%) Active Directory Engineer
17 27 (3.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.50%) .NET
2 32 (4.51%) HTML
3 21 (2.96%) ASP.NET
4 15 (2.12%) CSS
5 12 (1.69%) Web Services
6 10 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.41%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.13%) HTML5
8 7 (0.99%) Middleware
9 5 (0.71%) jQuery
9 5 (0.71%) LESS
9 5 (0.71%) Sass
10 4 (0.56%) Ajax
10 4 (0.56%) XML
10 4 (0.56%) XSLT
11 3 (0.42%) CSS3
11 3 (0.42%) J2EE
11 3 (0.42%) SAML
12 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.80%) Clustering
3 30 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.67%) Blackberry
5 25 (3.53%) Replication
6 23 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.55%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.41%) NHS
9 9 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
9 9 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.13%) EqualLogic
10 8 (1.13%) Equities
10 8 (1.13%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.13%) PKI
11 7 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.71%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.71%) iPhone
13 5 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 709 (100.00%) Windows
2 485 (68.41%) Windows Server
3 423 (59.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 226 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 198 (27.93%) Windows 7
6 149 (21.02%) Linux
7 65 (9.17%) Windows 8
8 51 (7.19%) Unix
9 50 (7.05%) Windows XP
10 46 (6.49%) Windows 10
11 45 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (4.51%) Mac OS X
13 20 (2.82%) Solaris
14 19 (2.68%) SUSE
15 17 (2.40%) AIX
15 17 (2.40%) Windows Vista
16 16 (2.26%) Mac OS
17 15 (2.12%) Android
17 15 (2.12%) CentOS
18 12 (1.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (17.91%) ITIL
2 106 (14.95%) Migration
3 44 (6.21%) Configuration Management
4 38 (5.36%) Asset Management
5 33 (4.65%) DevOps
6 31 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (3.81%) Project Management
10 26 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
10 26 (3.67%) Service Management
11 25 (3.53%) Virtual Environments
12 24 (3.39%) Problem Management
13 23 (3.24%) Load Balancing
14 22 (3.10%) ITSM
15 21 (2.96%) Change Control
15 21 (2.96%) High Availability
15 21 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (2.82%) ITIL V3
16 20 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (22.71%) PowerShell
2 124 (17.49%) SQL
3 42 (5.92%) Bash Shell
3 42 (5.92%) Perl
4 33 (4.65%) Java
5 31 (4.37%) C#
6 30 (4.23%) Python
7 21 (2.96%) VBScript
8 20 (2.82%) C++
9 18 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 18 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.83%) Ruby
11 12 (1.69%) Korn
12 11 (1.55%) VB
13 10 (1.41%) PHP
14 9 (1.27%) Bourne shell
15 8 (1.13%) VBA
16 7 (0.99%) AWK
16 7 (0.99%) sed
17 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (6.63%) MCSE
3 42 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (5.36%) CCNA
5 32 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 26 (3.67%) SC Cleared
7 23 (3.24%) Degree
7 23 (3.24%) MCSA
8 21 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (1.97%) CCNP
10 12 (1.69%) MCITP
10 12 (1.69%) MCP
11 10 (1.41%) MCTS
12 7 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.56%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.56%) CCA
15 4 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.96%) SLA
2 14 (1.97%) QA
3 12 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.56%) COBIT
5 4 (0.56%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.28%) DICOM
6 2 (0.28%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 432 (60.93%) Active Directory
2 206 (29.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 83 (11.71%) XenApp
5 71 (10.01%) VMware ESX
6 65 (9.17%) vSphere
7 51 (7.19%) XenDesktop
8 34 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (1.97%) DFS Replication
12 14 (1.97%) StorNext
13 13 (1.83%) VMware Server
13 13 (1.83%) XenServer
14 11 (1.55%) KVM
15 10 (1.41%) Xen
16 8 (1.13%) Terminal Services
16 8 (1.13%) vCloud
17 7 (0.99%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 121 (17.07%) SCCM
2 105 (14.81%) SCOM
3 50 (7.05%) Nagios
4 44 (6.21%) Puppet
5 34 (4.80%) WSUS
6 24 (3.39%) Microsoft Clustering
7 21 (2.96%) Ansible
8 19 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (2.26%) Backup Exec
10 15 (2.12%) SCVMM
11 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.99%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.99%) HP SIM
13 7 (0.99%) MIIS
13 7 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (0.85%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 367 (51.76%) VMware
2 308 (43.44%) Microsoft
3 198 (27.93%) Citrix
4 140 (19.75%) Cisco
5 90 (12.69%) HP
6 74 (10.44%) NetApp
7 60 (8.46%) Red Hat
8 51 (7.19%) Dell
9 38 (5.36%) Oracle
10 31 (4.37%) Juniper
11 30 (4.23%) Symantec
12 27 (3.81%) CheckPoint
12 27 (3.81%) IBM
12 27 (3.81%) SolarWinds
13 24 (3.39%) EMC
14 22 (3.10%) Apple
15 17 (2.40%) Intel Security
16 15 (2.12%) Bloomberg
16 15 (2.12%) Mitel
17 12 (1.69%) Adobe
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