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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 191 159 81
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -78
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 279 346 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.53% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.28% 7.26% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 213 424
Median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 32
Median hourly rate £44.50 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.70 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £28.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
4445 4767 5443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.61% 21.03% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3089 3227 3841
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 162 221
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -23 45 £407 +8.53% 16
New Malden -2 11 - -
Feltham - 7 £483 -
Teddington - 5 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £175 -
Southwark -3 1 - -
Westminster -5 1 £320 -
Croydon -17 1 £105 -76.98%
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 617 (100.00%) Windows
2 451 (73.10%) Windows Server
3 406 (65.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 393 (63.70%) Active Directory
5 332 (53.81%) VMware
6 277 (44.89%) Microsoft
7 184 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 168 (27.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 165 (26.74%) MS Exchange
10 160 (25.93%) DNS
11 157 (25.45%) Finance
12 152 (24.64%) Citrix
13 148 (23.99%) Firewall
14 140 (22.69%) Windows 7
15 138 (22.37%) SQL Server
16 128 (20.75%) ITIL
17 124 (20.10%) PowerShell
18 118 (19.12%) Cisco
19 116 (18.80%) SAN
19 116 (18.80%) Linux
20 115 (18.64%) SCCM
21 110 (17.83%) DHCP
22 102 (16.53%) Hyper-V
23 101 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
24 100 (16.21%) IIS
25 97 (15.72%) SQL
26 87 (14.10%) Office 365
27 83 (13.45%) TCP/IP
28 78 (12.64%) XenApp
29 77 (12.48%) 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
1 165 (26.74%) MS Exchange
2 101 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (16.21%) IIS
4 52 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (7.62%) SharePoint
5 47 (7.62%) Skype for Business
6 30 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (3.89%) Apache
8 21 (3.40%) Tomcat
9 19 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.81%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.65%) iPlanet
13 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 77 (12.48%) MS Excel
2 54 (8.75%) MS Office
3 10 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.65%) Eikon
4 2 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.32%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.16%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 87 (14.10%) Office 365
2 65 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.76%) SaaS
5 11 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.13%) IaaS
7 6 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.81%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.65%) PaaS
9 4 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.32%) GitHub
12 1 (0.16%) G Suite
12 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 160 (25.93%) DNS
2 148 (23.99%) Firewall
3 116 (18.80%) SAN
4 110 (17.83%) DHCP
5 83 (13.45%) TCP/IP
6 61 (9.89%) WAN
7 55 (8.91%) LAN
8 44 (7.13%) VPN
9 39 (6.32%) VLAN
10 33 (5.35%) Internet
11 32 (5.19%) NAS
12 28 (4.54%) iSCSI
13 19 (3.08%) Skype
14 17 (2.76%) NetScaler
15 16 (2.59%) LDAP
15 16 (2.59%) MPLS
16 15 (2.43%) Ethernet
16 15 (2.43%) VoIP
16 15 (2.43%) Wireless
17 14 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.62%) MySQL
9 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.49%) Big Data
13 2 (0.32%) BODI
13 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.32%) OLTP
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.32%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 33 (5.35%) TeamCity
2 18 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (1.13%) Grunt
5 7 (1.13%) gulp
5 7 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.65%) JIRA
7 4 (0.65%) MSI
8 3 (0.49%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.49%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.49%) Mocha
8 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.49%) webpack
9 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.32%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.16%) Moq
10 1 (0.16%) NUnit
10 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 157 (25.45%) Finance
2 57 (9.24%) Banking
3 18 (2.92%) Investment Banking
3 18 (2.92%) Legal
4 16 (2.59%) Retail
5 12 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.62%) Back Office
8 9 (1.46%) Law
9 6 (0.97%) Publishing
10 5 (0.81%) Games
10 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.81%) Marketing
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 83 (13.45%) Administrator
3 71 (11.51%) Analyst
4 64 (10.37%) Support Engineer
5 60 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 50 (8.10%) Windows Engineer
7 45 (7.29%) VMware Engineer
8 44 (7.13%) Support Analyst
9 41 (6.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 41 (6.65%) Consultant
10 39 (6.32%) Architect
11 36 (5.83%) Windows Administrator
12 35 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
13 32 (5.19%) Desktop Support
14 30 (4.86%) Active Directory Engineer
15 29 (4.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
16 28 (4.54%) IT Support
17 27 (4.38%) Server Engineer
18 25 (4.05%) Exchange Engineer
18 25 (4.05%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.48%) .NET
2 26 (4.21%) HTML
3 24 (3.89%) Web Services
4 19 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.94%) CSS
6 10 (1.62%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.62%) AngularJS
6 10 (1.62%) Middleware
7 9 (1.46%) MSMQ
7 9 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (1.30%) HTML5
9 7 (1.13%) LESS
9 7 (1.13%) Sass
9 7 (1.13%) XML
10 6 (0.97%) Node.js
11 5 (0.81%) 802.1X
12 4 (0.65%) J2EE
12 4 (0.65%) WCF
12 4 (0.65%) WF
13 3 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.51%) Clustering
3 30 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.76%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.76%) Replication
6 12 (1.94%) EMC VMAX
6 12 (1.94%) PKI
7 10 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.46%) CMDB
8 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.30%) Equities
9 8 (1.30%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.13%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.13%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.97%) iPhone
12 5 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.81%) NHS
12 5 (0.81%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 617 (100.00%) Windows
2 451 (73.10%) Windows Server
3 406 (65.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 184 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 140 (22.69%) Windows 7
6 116 (18.80%) Linux
7 47 (7.62%) Windows 10
8 40 (6.48%) Windows 8
9 30 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (4.86%) Unix
10 21 (3.40%) Solaris
11 20 (3.24%) Windows XP
12 18 (2.92%) SUSE
13 17 (2.76%) AIX
14 15 (2.43%) Mac OS
15 14 (2.27%) Windows 2000
16 13 (2.11%) Android
17 10 (1.62%) Apple iOS
17 10 (1.62%) CentOS
18 7 (1.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (20.75%) ITIL
2 76 (12.32%) Migration
3 44 (7.13%) Configuration Management
4 33 (5.35%) CRM
5 29 (4.70%) Virtual Environments
6 27 (4.38%) Change Management
7 25 (4.05%) Asset Management
7 25 (4.05%) Load Balancing
8 24 (3.89%) DevOps
8 24 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (3.73%) Network Management
9 23 (3.73%) Service Delivery
10 20 (3.24%) Service Management
11 18 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (2.76%) Problem Management
12 17 (2.76%) Project Management
13 16 (2.59%) ITIL V3
13 16 (2.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 124 (20.10%) PowerShell
2 97 (15.72%) SQL
3 36 (5.83%) C#
4 32 (5.19%) Java
5 27 (4.38%) VBScript
6 21 (3.40%) Perl
7 19 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.92%) Python
9 16 (2.59%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.27%) PHP
10 14 (2.27%) VBA
11 12 (1.94%) C++
11 12 (1.94%) VB
12 8 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.13%) C
14 4 (0.65%) Ruby
14 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.49%) Korn
15 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (8.91%) Security Cleared
3 46 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (6.81%) CCNA
4 42 (6.81%) MCSE
5 32 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (3.24%) MCSA
8 19 (3.08%) CCNP
9 14 (2.27%) Degree
9 14 (2.27%) MCP
10 13 (2.11%) MCITP
11 12 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.94%) MCTS
12 11 (1.78%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.13%) CCDA
13 7 (1.13%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.13%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.13%) JNCIS
14 5 (0.81%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.70%) SLA
2 6 (0.97%) QA
2 6 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.49%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) BS7799
5 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
System Software
1 393 (63.70%) Active Directory
2 168 (27.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (16.53%) Hyper-V
4 78 (12.64%) XenApp
5 60 (9.72%) VMware ESX
6 46 (7.46%) vSphere
7 45 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (6.16%) XenDesktop
9 24 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.78%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.46%) DFS Replication
12 9 (1.46%) XenServer
13 8 (1.30%) NFS
13 8 (1.30%) vCloud
13 8 (1.30%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.65%) Xen
16 3 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 115 (18.64%) SCCM
2 71 (11.51%) SCOM
3 38 (6.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 26 (4.21%) Puppet
5 21 (3.40%) WSUS
6 13 (2.11%) SCVMM
7 12 (1.94%) Ansible
8 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 10 (1.62%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.46%) Backup Exec
10 9 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (1.46%) Terraform
10 9 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (1.30%) Nagios
11 8 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.30%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.97%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 332 (53.81%) VMware
2 277 (44.89%) Microsoft
3 152 (24.64%) Citrix
4 118 (19.12%) Cisco
5 59 (9.56%) HP
6 49 (7.94%) Red Hat
7 45 (7.29%) NetApp
8 41 (6.65%) Dell
9 35 (5.67%) EMC
10 30 (4.86%) Juniper
11 29 (4.70%) Oracle
12 21 (3.40%) IBM
13 20 (3.24%) Symantec
14 19 (3.08%) Bloomberg
14 19 (3.08%) CheckPoint
14 19 (3.08%) Remedy
15 15 (2.43%) Reuters
15 15 (2.43%) SolarWinds
16 14 (2.27%) ServiceNow
16 14 (2.27%) Sun
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