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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / London
Rank 195 149 74
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -75
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 241 337 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.63% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.95% 8.05% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 181 403
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 26
Median hourly rate £44.00 £19.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.57% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.75 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.26 £50.00 £66.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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
4050 4188 4748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.82% 20.29% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2840 3274
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 143 153
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 39 £413 -2.94% 23
Croydon -4 9 £325 -35.00%
New Malden -3 7 - - 1
Feltham - 6 £483 -
Uxbridge +1 3 £175 -43.54%
Southwark +2 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 541 (100.00%) Windows
2 411 (75.97%) Windows Server
3 360 (66.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 339 (62.66%) Active Directory
5 287 (53.05%) VMware
6 246 (45.47%) Microsoft
7 163 (30.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 146 (26.99%) DNS
9 144 (26.62%) MS Exchange
10 142 (26.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 133 (24.58%) Finance
12 129 (23.84%) SQL Server
13 126 (23.29%) Firewall
14 125 (23.11%) Windows 7
15 118 (21.81%) Citrix
16 108 (19.96%) PowerShell
17 105 (19.41%) DHCP
17 105 (19.41%) ITIL
18 102 (18.85%) Cisco
19 101 (18.67%) SAN
20 97 (17.93%) SCCM
21 94 (17.38%) SQL
22 90 (16.64%) Linux
22 90 (16.64%) Exchange Server 2010
23 84 (15.53%) TCP/IP
24 83 (15.34%) Office 365
24 83 (15.34%) Hyper-V
25 80 (14.79%) Migration
26 79 (14.60%) IIS
27 73 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 144 (26.62%) MS Exchange
2 90 (16.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (14.60%) IIS
4 56 (10.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (8.50%) SharePoint
6 36 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (6.65%) Skype for Business
7 14 (2.59%) Apache
8 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.29%) JBoss
9 7 (1.29%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.55%) Documentum
13 3 (0.55%) WildFly
Applications
1 66 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.95%) MS Office
3 9 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.18%) Eikon
4 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.18%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 83 (15.34%) Office 365
2 73 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.33%) SaaS
5 16 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.03%) IaaS
7 6 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.92%) PaaS
9 4 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.37%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.37%) GitHub
10 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.18%) G Suite
11 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 146 (26.99%) DNS
2 126 (23.29%) Firewall
3 105 (19.41%) DHCP
4 101 (18.67%) SAN
5 84 (15.53%) TCP/IP
6 53 (9.80%) WAN
7 46 (8.50%) LAN
7 46 (8.50%) VPN
8 31 (5.73%) VLAN
9 28 (5.18%) Internet
10 23 (4.25%) iSCSI
10 23 (4.25%) NAS
11 20 (3.70%) MPLS
12 17 (3.14%) Ethernet
12 17 (3.14%) VoIP
13 16 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (2.96%) Network Security
13 16 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
13 16 (2.96%) Wireless
14 15 (2.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.85%) MySQL
5 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.55%) Big Data
11 2 (0.37%) BODI
11 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 26 (4.81%) TeamCity
2 11 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.48%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.11%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.74%) MSI
7 3 (0.55%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.55%) Grunt
7 3 (0.55%) gulp
7 3 (0.55%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.55%) JIRA
7 3 (0.55%) Mocha
7 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.55%) webpack
8 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 133 (24.58%) Finance
2 52 (9.61%) Banking
3 18 (3.33%) Legal
4 16 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.59%) Retail
6 13 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.66%) Law
8 7 (1.29%) Games
9 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.92%) Advertising
10 5 (0.92%) Marketing
11 4 (0.74%) Back Office
11 4 (0.74%) Publishing
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.37%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Military
14 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (15.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 59 (10.91%) Administrator
2 59 (10.91%) Support Engineer
3 54 (9.98%) Analyst
4 51 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
5 42 (7.76%) VMware Engineer
6 39 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 38 (7.02%) Architect
8 37 (6.84%) Consultant
8 37 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (6.65%) Support Analyst
10 32 (5.91%) Network Engineer
11 28 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support
11 28 (5.18%) IT Support
12 26 (4.81%) Desktop Support
12 26 (4.81%) Server Engineer
13 24 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
13 24 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
14 23 (4.25%) Exchange Engineer
14 23 (4.25%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.36%) .NET
2 19 (3.51%) Web Services
3 15 (2.77%) HTML
4 14 (2.59%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.66%) XML
7 8 (1.48%) MSMQ
7 8 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (1.29%) Middleware
9 6 (1.11%) CSS
9 6 (1.11%) Node.js
9 6 (1.11%) WCF
10 5 (0.92%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.74%) SAML
11 4 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.74%) WF
12 3 (0.55%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.55%) Sass
12 3 (0.55%) XMPP
12 3 (0.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.32%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.21%) Clustering
3 32 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.18%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.59%) PKI
6 13 (2.40%) Replication
7 9 (1.66%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.48%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.29%) CMDB
9 7 (1.29%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.92%) NHS
11 5 (0.92%) VCE vBlock
12 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.74%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 541 (100.00%) Windows
2 411 (75.97%) Windows Server
3 360 (66.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 163 (30.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 125 (23.11%) Windows 7
6 90 (16.64%) Linux
7 42 (7.76%) Windows 10
8 33 (6.10%) Windows 8
9 31 (5.73%) Unix
10 22 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (3.51%) Windows XP
12 17 (3.14%) Solaris
13 16 (2.96%) SUSE
14 14 (2.59%) Windows 2000
15 12 (2.22%) AIX
16 10 (1.85%) CentOS
16 10 (1.85%) Mac OS
17 8 (1.48%) Android
18 7 (1.29%) Ubuntu
19 6 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.41%) ITIL
2 80 (14.79%) Migration
3 36 (6.65%) Configuration Management
4 30 (5.55%) Change Management
5 29 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (4.62%) DevOps
6 25 (4.62%) Network Management
6 25 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
7 23 (4.25%) High Availability
7 23 (4.25%) Service Delivery
8 22 (4.07%) CRM
9 21 (3.88%) Load Balancing
10 20 (3.70%) Project Management
11 18 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (3.33%) Problem Management
12 17 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (2.96%) Patch Management
14 15 (2.77%) Asset Management
14 15 (2.77%) Service Management
15 14 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (19.96%) PowerShell
2 94 (17.38%) SQL
3 30 (5.55%) C#
4 24 (4.44%) VBScript
5 20 (3.70%) Java
6 17 (3.14%) VB
7 15 (2.77%) Python
8 13 (2.40%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.22%) Perl
9 12 (2.22%) VBA
10 8 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.48%) C
10 8 (1.48%) C++
10 8 (1.48%) PHP
11 7 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.74%) Ruby
14 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.55%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.37%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 60 (11.09%) Security Cleared
2 58 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (8.32%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (7.76%) CCNA
5 40 (7.39%) MCSE
6 34 (6.28%) SC Cleared
7 24 (4.44%) CCNP
8 20 (3.70%) MCSA
9 19 (3.51%) MCP
10 16 (2.96%) MCITP
11 15 (2.77%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.22%) Degree
12 12 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (2.03%) MCTS
14 8 (1.48%) CCIE
15 7 (1.29%) CCDA
15 7 (1.29%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.29%) JNCIP
15 7 (1.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.81%) SLA
2 7 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.11%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.55%) QA
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 339 (62.66%) Active Directory
2 142 (26.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (15.34%) Hyper-V
4 61 (11.28%) XenApp
5 52 (9.61%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (9.06%) VMware ESX
7 45 (8.32%) vSphere
8 19 (3.51%) XenDesktop
9 17 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (2.22%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.48%) NFS
12 8 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (1.29%) XenServer
14 6 (1.11%) vCloud
14 6 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (0.92%) Firmware
16 4 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (0.55%) UAG
18 2 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 97 (17.93%) SCCM
2 44 (8.13%) SCOM
3 34 (6.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 18 (3.33%) Puppet
5 17 (3.14%) WSUS
6 13 (2.40%) Backup Exec
7 12 (2.22%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.03%) SCOrch
8 11 (2.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (1.48%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (1.48%) SCVMM
10 7 (1.29%) Ansible
11 6 (1.11%) Nagios
11 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.11%) PowerCLI
11 6 (1.11%) Terraform
11 6 (1.11%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.92%) Simpana
12 5 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 287 (53.05%) VMware
2 246 (45.47%) Microsoft
3 118 (21.81%) Citrix
4 102 (18.85%) Cisco
5 59 (10.91%) HP
6 38 (7.02%) Dell
6 38 (7.02%) Red Hat
7 30 (5.55%) EMC
7 30 (5.55%) NetApp
8 29 (5.36%) Oracle
9 26 (4.81%) Juniper
10 20 (3.70%) Symantec
11 18 (3.33%) IBM
12 16 (2.96%) CheckPoint
13 14 (2.59%) Remedy
14 13 (2.40%) Sophos
14 13 (2.40%) Veritas
15 12 (2.22%) Avaya
15 12 (2.22%) ServiceNow
16 11 (2.03%) Apple
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