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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 148 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 368 542 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 2.31% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.86% 10.71% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 354 411
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £180 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 26
Median hourly rate £14.95 £18.71 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.09% +4.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £64.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+15.11% +15.37%
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
4684 5060 5358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.79% 21.59% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3402 3613
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £194 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 181 239
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.86 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.79% +14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -20 60 £375 +15.38% 24
Croydon -16 7 £350 +7.69%
Westminster -19 2 £450 +130.76%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Ealing - 2 - -
Twickenham -3 1 - -
Bromley -10 1 £325 +30.00% 1
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £503 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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
2 494 (69.68%) Windows Server
3 422 (59.52%) Active Directory
4 407 (57.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 346 (48.80%) VMware
6 301 (42.45%) Microsoft
7 230 (32.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 211 (29.76%) Windows 7
9 208 (29.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 199 (28.07%) MS Exchange
11 185 (26.09%) Citrix
12 153 (21.58%) PowerShell
13 146 (20.59%) SQL Server
14 145 (20.45%) Linux
15 144 (20.31%) Firewall
15 144 (20.31%) Finance
16 141 (19.89%) DNS
17 133 (18.76%) Cisco
18 129 (18.19%) Exchange Server 2010
19 127 (17.91%) SQL
20 123 (17.35%) ITIL
21 118 (16.64%) SCCM
22 116 (16.36%) SAN
23 107 (15.09%) Migration
24 103 (14.53%) DHCP
25 102 (14.39%) MS Office
26 100 (14.10%) SCOM
27 99 (13.96%) MS Excel
28 94 (13.26%) IIS
29 92 (12.98%) 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
2 129 (18.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (13.26%) IIS
4 67 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 51 (7.19%) Skype for Business
6 48 (6.77%) SharePoint
7 38 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (4.80%) Apache
9 32 (4.51%) Tomcat
10 22 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (2.68%) Confluence
12 15 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.41%) IBM Notes
14 9 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.71%) CMS
16 5 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.56%) IBM Domino
17 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 102 (14.39%) MS Office
2 99 (13.96%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.71%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.42%) Eikon
3 2 (0.28%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 91 (12.83%) Office 365
2 69 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.41%) Mimecast
4 10 (1.41%) PaaS
5 9 (1.27%) SaaS
6 8 (1.13%) IaaS
7 7 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.85%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.28%) Yammer
11 1 (0.14%) GitHub
11 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (20.31%) Firewall
2 141 (19.89%) DNS
3 116 (16.36%) SAN
4 103 (14.53%) DHCP
5 66 (9.31%) WAN
6 64 (9.03%) LAN
7 50 (7.05%) TCP/IP
8 49 (6.91%) VPN
9 32 (4.51%) NetScaler
10 26 (3.67%) VLAN
10 26 (3.67%) VoIP
11 21 (2.96%) NAS
12 20 (2.82%) Skype
12 20 (2.82%) Wireless
13 19 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (2.68%) Internet
14 18 (2.54%) FTP
15 17 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (1.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.71%) DB2
12 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.71%) VLDB
13 4 (0.56%) MySQL
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.42%) DTS
14 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (4.94%) TeamCity
2 28 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (3.39%) JIRA
5 21 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (2.40%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.13%) Subversion
8 5 (0.71%) Grunt
8 5 (0.71%) gulp
8 5 (0.71%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.42%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.42%) Hudson
9 3 (0.42%) Moq
9 3 (0.42%) NUnit
10 2 (0.28%) MSI
11 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.14%) Selenium
11 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 144 (20.31%) Finance
2 56 (7.90%) Banking
3 24 (3.39%) Legal
4 21 (2.96%) Retail
5 19 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.54%) Law
7 15 (2.12%) Back Office
8 13 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.27%) Advertising
9 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.99%) Marketing
10 7 (0.99%) Publishing
11 6 (0.85%) Games
12 5 (0.71%) Front Office
13 4 (0.56%) German Language
14 3 (0.42%) French Language
14 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (17.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 92 (12.98%) Analyst
3 83 (11.71%) Windows Engineer
4 72 (10.16%) Support Engineer
5 58 (8.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 55 (7.76%) Administrator
7 54 (7.62%) Server Engineer
8 51 (7.19%) Support Analyst
9 47 (6.63%) Architect
10 44 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 42 (5.92%) VMware Engineer
12 38 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
13 33 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
13 33 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
14 32 (4.51%) Active Directory Engineer
15 31 (4.37%) Infrastructure Support
15 31 (4.37%) Service Analyst
16 30 (4.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 29 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
18 28 (3.95%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.91%) .NET
2 36 (5.08%) HTML
3 24 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 16 (2.26%) CSS
5 11 (1.55%) .NET Framework
5 11 (1.55%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.27%) HTML5
6 9 (1.27%) Web Services
7 8 (1.13%) jQuery
8 6 (0.85%) XML
9 5 (0.71%) CSS3
9 5 (0.71%) LESS
9 5 (0.71%) Sass
10 4 (0.56%) Ajax
10 4 (0.56%) Middleware
10 4 (0.56%) XSLT
11 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (0.42%) JSON
11 3 (0.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.32%) Data Centre
2 37 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.94%) Clustering
4 30 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 27 (3.81%) Replication
6 24 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.83%) Hedge funds
8 11 (1.55%) NHS
9 8 (1.13%) Equities
9 8 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.99%) EqualLogic
10 7 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.99%) SWIFT
11 6 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.85%) PKI
12 5 (0.71%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 709 (100.00%) Windows
2 494 (69.68%) Windows Server
3 407 (57.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 230 (32.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 211 (29.76%) Windows 7
6 145 (20.45%) Linux
7 63 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 53 (7.48%) Unix
8 53 (7.48%) Windows XP
9 38 (5.36%) Windows 10
10 37 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (4.65%) Mac OS X
12 19 (2.68%) SUSE
12 19 (2.68%) Windows Vista
13 17 (2.40%) CentOS
13 17 (2.40%) Solaris
14 16 (2.26%) Android
15 15 (2.12%) Mac OS
16 13 (1.83%) AIX
16 13 (1.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (17.35%) ITIL
2 107 (15.09%) Migration
3 44 (6.21%) DevOps
4 39 (5.50%) Asset Management
5 38 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 32 (4.51%) Project Management
8 31 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (4.09%) Service Management
10 27 (3.81%) Problem Management
11 25 (3.53%) High Availability
11 25 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
11 25 (3.53%) Service Delivery
12 24 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (3.24%) Virtual Environments
14 22 (3.10%) Change Control
14 22 (3.10%) Change Management
15 21 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (2.82%) Server Building
17 19 (2.68%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 153 (21.58%) PowerShell
2 127 (17.91%) SQL
3 39 (5.50%) C#
4 38 (5.36%) Perl
5 35 (4.94%) Bash Shell
6 32 (4.51%) Python
7 27 (3.81%) Java
8 23 (3.24%) VBScript
9 22 (3.10%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.96%) JavaScript
11 20 (2.82%) C++
12 15 (2.12%) Ruby
13 13 (1.83%) VB
14 11 (1.55%) Korn
15 10 (1.41%) VBA
16 9 (1.27%) Bourne shell
17 7 (0.99%) AWK
17 7 (0.99%) sed
18 6 (0.85%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (6.77%) MCSE
3 38 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (4.94%) CCNA
5 32 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 25 (3.53%) Degree
6 25 (3.53%) MCSA
7 24 (3.39%) SC Cleared
8 20 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (2.12%) CCNP
10 14 (1.97%) MCP
11 13 (1.83%) MCITP
12 10 (1.41%) MCTS
13 8 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.56%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.10%) SLA
2 12 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.69%) QA
3 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.56%) COBIT
4 4 (0.56%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.28%) DICOM
5 2 (0.28%) HL7
5 2 (0.28%) ISO15022
5 2 (0.28%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 422 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 208 (29.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (11.99%) XenApp
4 81 (11.42%) Hyper-V
5 71 (10.01%) VMware ESX
6 64 (9.03%) vSphere
7 49 (6.91%) XenDesktop
8 30 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (1.97%) DFS Replication
12 14 (1.97%) StorNext
13 12 (1.69%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.69%) XenServer
14 11 (1.55%) KVM
15 10 (1.41%) Xen
16 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.99%) Firmware
17 7 (0.99%) Samba
Systems Management
1 118 (16.64%) SCCM
2 100 (14.10%) SCOM
3 51 (7.19%) Nagios
4 39 (5.50%) Puppet
5 31 (4.37%) WSUS
6 23 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (3.10%) Ansible
8 20 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
9 16 (2.26%) Backup Exec
10 15 (2.12%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (1.41%) logstash
12 10 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 9 (1.27%) vMotion
14 7 (0.99%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.99%) MIIS
15 6 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 6 (0.85%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 346 (48.80%) VMware
2 301 (42.45%) Microsoft
3 185 (26.09%) Citrix
4 133 (18.76%) Cisco
5 92 (12.98%) HP
6 74 (10.44%) NetApp
7 54 (7.62%) Red Hat
8 48 (6.77%) Dell
9 36 (5.08%) Oracle
10 29 (4.09%) Juniper
11 28 (3.95%) SolarWinds
11 28 (3.95%) Symantec
12 27 (3.81%) CheckPoint
13 24 (3.39%) IBM
14 21 (2.96%) Apple
14 21 (2.96%) EMC
15 17 (2.40%) Intel Security
16 14 (1.97%) iManage
17 13 (1.83%) Bloomberg
17 13 (1.83%) Mitel
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