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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 164 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 340 564 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.50% 2.39% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.20% 11.11% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 381 371
Median daily rate £361 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 35
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.13 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -20.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.50 £85.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -6.41%
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
4721 5075 5516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.79% 21.46% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3303 3463 3602
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 143 247
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% +13.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.69 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.80 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -35 64 £378 +0.66% 21
Croydon -20 9 £425 -8.10%
Canary Wharf +2 2 £325 -18.75%
Feltham - 2 £438 -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Chessington +4 1 - -
Hammersmith +2 1 £140 -
Barnet - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Osterley - 1 £503 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 712 (100.00%) Windows
2 501 (70.37%) Windows Server
3 442 (62.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 440 (61.80%) Active Directory
5 376 (52.81%) VMware
6 317 (44.52%) Microsoft
7 231 (32.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 206 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 202 (28.37%) MS Exchange
10 193 (27.11%) Citrix
11 174 (24.44%) Windows 7
12 169 (23.74%) PowerShell
13 163 (22.89%) DNS
14 152 (21.35%) Linux
15 145 (20.37%) SQL Server
16 137 (19.24%) Firewall
17 136 (19.10%) Finance
18 132 (18.54%) SAN
19 129 (18.12%) ITIL
19 129 (18.12%) SCCM
20 127 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2010
21 123 (17.28%) Cisco
22 122 (17.13%) SQL
23 117 (16.43%) DHCP
24 108 (15.17%) IIS
24 108 (15.17%) SCOM
25 105 (14.75%) Migration
26 96 (13.48%) Office 365
27 94 (13.20%) Hyper-V
28 90 (12.64%) 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
1 202 (28.37%) MS Exchange
2 127 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (15.17%) IIS
4 71 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 54 (7.58%) SharePoint
5 54 (7.58%) Skype for Business
6 44 (6.18%) Tomcat
7 41 (5.76%) Apache
8 35 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (1.97%) Confluence
12 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.98%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
16 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 90 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 85 (11.94%) MS Office
3 8 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.56%) Eikon
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.28%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 96 (13.48%) Office 365
2 77 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.54%) PaaS
5 10 (1.40%) Mimecast
6 9 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (1.26%) IaaS
7 7 (0.98%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.84%) SaaS
9 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.28%) Yammer
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 163 (22.89%) DNS
2 137 (19.24%) Firewall
3 132 (18.54%) SAN
4 117 (16.43%) DHCP
5 65 (9.13%) WAN
6 64 (8.99%) TCP/IP
7 63 (8.85%) LAN
8 33 (4.63%) VLAN
9 31 (4.35%) NAS
9 31 (4.35%) NetScaler
10 30 (4.21%) VPN
11 27 (3.79%) Skype
12 24 (3.37%) iSCSI
13 23 (3.23%) Internet
13 23 (3.23%) VoIP
14 21 (2.95%) Wireless
15 18 (2.53%) FTP
16 14 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.26%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.98%) MySQL
13 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.56%) VLDB
15 3 (0.42%) DB2
15 3 (0.42%) Sybase ASE
16 2 (0.28%) BODI
16 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (4.49%) TeamCity
2 19 (2.67%) JIRA
3 16 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.97%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.70%) Grunt
8 5 (0.70%) gulp
9 4 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.42%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.42%) MSI
10 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.28%) Moq
11 2 (0.28%) NUnit
11 2 (0.28%) Selenium
12 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
12 1 (0.14%) Hudson
12 1 (0.14%) Subversion
12 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 136 (19.10%) Finance
2 59 (8.29%) Banking
3 19 (2.67%) Legal
4 18 (2.53%) Retail
5 16 (2.25%) Back Office
5 16 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.25%) Law
6 15 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.26%) Advertising
8 9 (1.26%) Publishing
9 8 (1.12%) Games
10 7 (0.98%) Marketing
11 3 (0.42%) French Language
11 3 (0.42%) German Language
11 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 117 (16.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 90 (12.64%) Administrator
3 88 (12.36%) Analyst
4 70 (9.83%) Windows Engineer
5 68 (9.55%) Systems Administrator
6 62 (8.71%) Support Engineer
7 50 (7.02%) Architect
8 49 (6.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 48 (6.74%) Server Engineer
9 48 (6.74%) Support Analyst
10 42 (5.90%) Windows Administrator
11 40 (5.62%) VMware Engineer
12 36 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
13 34 (4.78%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 33 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
15 32 (4.49%) Active Directory Engineer
16 31 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
17 30 (4.21%) Citrix Engineer
18 29 (4.07%) Consultant
18 29 (4.07%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.20%) .NET
2 27 (3.79%) HTML
3 17 (2.39%) ASP.NET
4 14 (1.97%) Web Services
5 13 (1.83%) CSS
6 10 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.40%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.12%) HTML5
8 6 (0.84%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.70%) LESS
9 5 (0.70%) Middleware
9 5 (0.70%) Sass
10 4 (0.56%) J2EE
10 4 (0.56%) SAML
10 4 (0.56%) XML
11 3 (0.42%) LAMP
11 3 (0.42%) XSLT
12 2 (0.28%) JAXB
12 2 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.28%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.01%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.35%) Clustering
3 27 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.23%) Replication
5 21 (2.95%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.26%) Equities
6 9 (1.26%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.26%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.26%) PKI
6 9 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (0.98%) Digital Media
8 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.98%) EqualLogic
8 7 (0.98%) NHS
8 7 (0.98%) SWIFT
9 5 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (0.70%) iPhone
9 5 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 712 (100.00%) Windows
2 501 (70.37%) Windows Server
3 442 (62.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 231 (32.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 174 (24.44%) Windows 7
6 152 (21.35%) Linux
7 54 (7.58%) Windows 8
7 54 (7.58%) Windows XP
8 48 (6.74%) Unix
8 48 (6.74%) Windows 10
9 41 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (4.07%) Mac OS X
11 27 (3.79%) Solaris
12 20 (2.81%) Windows Vista
13 18 (2.53%) AIX
14 17 (2.39%) Mac OS
14 17 (2.39%) SUSE
15 14 (1.97%) Windows 2000
16 13 (1.83%) CentOS
17 12 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (18.12%) ITIL
2 105 (14.75%) Migration
3 47 (6.60%) Configuration Management
4 39 (5.48%) Asset Management
4 39 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (5.06%) DevOps
6 32 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (3.79%) Change Management
8 25 (3.51%) Project Management
9 24 (3.37%) Problem Management
9 24 (3.37%) Service Management
10 23 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
11 22 (3.09%) Load Balancing
11 22 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (2.95%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (2.95%) CRM
12 21 (2.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (2.81%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (2.81%) Change Control
13 20 (2.81%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 169 (23.74%) PowerShell
2 122 (17.13%) SQL
3 43 (6.04%) Perl
4 42 (5.90%) Java
5 41 (5.76%) Bash Shell
6 29 (4.07%) Python
7 28 (3.93%) C#
8 22 (3.09%) C++
9 21 (2.95%) VBScript
10 16 (2.25%) JavaScript
11 15 (2.11%) Ruby
11 15 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.54%) Korn
12 11 (1.54%) PHP
12 11 (1.54%) VB
13 9 (1.26%) Bourne shell
14 8 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.12%) VBA
15 7 (0.98%) AWK
15 7 (0.98%) sed
Qualifications
1 71 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (5.62%) CCNA
4 39 (5.48%) MCSE
5 27 (3.79%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.37%) MCSA
7 23 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 14 (1.97%) CCNP
10 12 (1.69%) Degree
10 12 (1.69%) MCITP
11 9 (1.26%) MCP
12 8 (1.12%) MCTS
13 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.56%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.56%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.09%) SLA
2 10 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.12%) QA
4 4 (0.56%) COBIT
4 4 (0.56%) ISO22301
4 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) DICOM
5 2 (0.28%) HL7
5 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 440 (61.80%) Active Directory
2 206 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (13.20%) Hyper-V
4 86 (12.08%) XenApp
5 77 (10.81%) VMware ESX
6 58 (8.15%) vSphere
7 51 (7.16%) XenDesktop
8 33 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (1.97%) StorNext
11 14 (1.97%) XenServer
12 12 (1.69%) VMware Server
13 11 (1.54%) DFS Replication
13 11 (1.54%) KVM
14 9 (1.26%) vCloud
15 8 (1.12%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.98%) Samba
16 7 (0.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 129 (18.12%) SCCM
2 108 (15.17%) SCOM
3 47 (6.60%) Nagios
4 45 (6.32%) Puppet
5 35 (4.92%) WSUS
6 23 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 18 (2.53%) Ansible
7 18 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.25%) Backup Exec
9 14 (1.97%) SCVMM
10 13 (1.83%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.98%) MIIS
13 7 (0.98%) Terraform
14 6 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 5 (0.70%) FortiGate
15 5 (0.70%) HP SIM
15 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 376 (52.81%) VMware
2 317 (44.52%) Microsoft
3 193 (27.11%) Citrix
4 123 (17.28%) Cisco
5 90 (12.64%) HP
6 72 (10.11%) NetApp
7 59 (8.29%) Red Hat
8 53 (7.44%) Dell
9 43 (6.04%) Oracle
10 33 (4.63%) Symantec
11 24 (3.37%) EMC
11 24 (3.37%) IBM
12 21 (2.95%) Apple
13 17 (2.39%) Juniper
13 17 (2.39%) Remedy
13 17 (2.39%) Sun
14 15 (2.11%) Bloomberg
14 15 (2.11%) CheckPoint
15 13 (1.83%) Mitel
15 13 (1.83%) SolarWinds
North London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael James Lee Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £100 to £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £520 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago