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 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / London
Rank 203 146 76
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -70
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 220 343 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.60% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.63% 8.02% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 197 393
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 27
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.17 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.26% -32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £10.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £31.33 £63.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
3905 4276 4900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.19% 19.94% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2770 2935 3389
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 140 148
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -30 41 £401 +0.18% 21
Croydon +10 10 £338 -34.14%
Uxbridge +7 3 £175 -43.54%
Feltham - 2 £438 -
Twickenham - 2 £155 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 510 (100.00%) Windows
2 383 (75.10%) Windows Server
3 340 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 329 (64.51%) Active Directory
5 264 (51.76%) VMware
6 236 (46.27%) Microsoft
7 141 (27.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 131 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 130 (25.49%) Finance
10 128 (25.10%) MS Exchange
11 125 (24.51%) DNS
12 122 (23.92%) Citrix
12 122 (23.92%) Windows 7
13 117 (22.94%) SQL Server
13 117 (22.94%) Firewall
14 114 (22.35%) PowerShell
15 91 (17.84%) SCCM
15 91 (17.84%) Hyper-V
16 89 (17.45%) SQL
16 89 (17.45%) Cisco
17 88 (17.25%) SAN
18 86 (16.86%) Linux
19 83 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2010
20 82 (16.08%) DHCP
21 80 (15.69%) ITIL
22 79 (15.49%) Office 365
23 76 (14.90%) IIS
23 76 (14.90%) Migration
24 73 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
25 66 (12.94%) 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
1 128 (25.10%) MS Exchange
2 83 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (14.90%) IIS
4 55 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 40 (7.84%) Skype for Business
6 37 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.55%) Apache
8 7 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.18%) JBoss
9 6 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.78%) CMS
11 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.59%) Drupal
12 3 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 66 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.84%) MS Office
3 7 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 79 (15.49%) Office 365
2 73 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.73%) SaaS
5 17 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.16%) IaaS
7 6 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.98%) PaaS
9 4 (0.78%) GitHub
9 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.39%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 125 (24.51%) DNS
2 117 (22.94%) Firewall
3 88 (17.25%) SAN
4 82 (16.08%) DHCP
5 65 (12.75%) TCP/IP
6 42 (8.24%) VPN
6 42 (8.24%) WAN
7 38 (7.45%) LAN
8 26 (5.10%) VLAN
9 25 (4.90%) Internet
10 19 (3.73%) iSCSI
10 19 (3.73%) NAS
11 18 (3.53%) MPLS
12 16 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (3.14%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (3.14%) VoIP
13 15 (2.94%) Network Security
14 14 (2.75%) SSL
14 14 (2.75%) Wireless
15 13 (2.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (1.57%) MySQL
6 7 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.59%) Big Data
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) BODI
10 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.20%) DTS
10 1 (0.20%) MS Access
10 1 (0.20%) OLTP
10 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (6.08%) TeamCity
2 14 (2.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.37%) MSBuild
4 7 (1.37%) MSI
5 6 (1.18%) CruiseControl
5 6 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.59%) Grunt
6 3 (0.59%) gulp
6 3 (0.59%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.59%) Mocha
6 3 (0.59%) Subversion
6 3 (0.59%) webpack
7 2 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 130 (25.49%) Finance
2 45 (8.82%) Banking
3 19 (3.73%) Legal
4 17 (3.33%) Retail
5 13 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.16%) Games
7 10 (1.96%) Law
8 8 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.37%) Back Office
10 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.78%) Advertising
11 4 (0.78%) Marketing
11 4 (0.78%) Publishing
12 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.39%) Electronics
13 2 (0.39%) Military
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (14.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 66 (12.94%) Support Engineer
3 62 (12.16%) Windows Engineer
4 50 (9.80%) Analyst
5 43 (8.43%) Administrator
6 41 (8.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 40 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
8 37 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 34 (6.67%) Architect
9 34 (6.67%) Consultant
10 28 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 27 (5.29%) IT Engineer
12 25 (4.90%) IT Support
12 25 (4.90%) Network Engineer
12 25 (4.90%) Server Engineer
13 24 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 24 (4.71%) Desktop Support
14 23 (4.51%) Active Directory Engineer
15 22 (4.31%) Cisco Engineer
15 22 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.08%) .NET
2 19 (3.73%) ASP.NET
3 17 (3.33%) HTML
4 14 (2.75%) Web Services
5 9 (1.76%) WCF
6 8 (1.57%) MSMQ
6 8 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.37%) JSON
7 7 (1.37%) WF
7 7 (1.37%) XML
8 6 (1.18%) CSS
8 6 (1.18%) Middleware
8 6 (1.18%) Node.js
8 6 (1.18%) SAML
9 4 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.59%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.59%) Sass
10 3 (0.59%) SOAP
10 3 (0.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.00%) Clustering
2 44 (8.63%) Data Centre
3 28 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.29%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.75%) PKI
6 13 (2.55%) Replication
7 10 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
8 7 (1.37%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.18%) NHS
9 6 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.98%) Fintech
10 5 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.78%) CMDB
11 4 (0.78%) iPad
11 4 (0.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 3 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 510 (100.00%) Windows
2 383 (75.10%) Windows Server
3 340 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 131 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 122 (23.92%) Windows 7
6 86 (16.86%) Linux
7 46 (9.02%) Windows 10
8 27 (5.29%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (4.31%) Unix
11 12 (2.35%) SUSE
11 12 (2.35%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.96%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.76%) CentOS
13 9 (1.76%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.57%) Android
14 8 (1.57%) Solaris
15 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.18%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.69%) ITIL
2 76 (14.90%) Migration
3 33 (6.47%) Configuration Management
4 29 (5.69%) Virtual Environments
5 28 (5.49%) DevOps
6 27 (5.29%) Network Management
7 26 (5.10%) High Availability
8 22 (4.31%) CRM
9 21 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (3.92%) Change Management
11 19 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (3.73%) Load Balancing
12 18 (3.53%) Project Management
13 16 (3.14%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.14%) Service Delivery
14 14 (2.75%) Asset Management
15 13 (2.55%) Server Building
16 12 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
16 12 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 114 (22.35%) PowerShell
2 89 (17.45%) SQL
3 32 (6.27%) C#
4 25 (4.90%) VBScript
5 18 (3.53%) Python
6 15 (2.94%) Java
6 15 (2.94%) VB
7 12 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.76%) VBA
10 8 (1.57%) C++
11 7 (1.37%) C
11 7 (1.37%) Perl
11 7 (1.37%) PHP
12 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.59%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.39%) Ruby
13 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 46 (9.02%) MCSE
4 40 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (7.45%) CCNA
6 30 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 23 (4.51%) CCNP
8 22 (4.31%) MCSA
9 21 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 21 (4.12%) MCITP
10 20 (3.92%) Degree
10 20 (3.92%) MCP
11 13 (2.55%) MCTS
11 13 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.37%) CCIE
14 6 (1.18%) CCDA
14 6 (1.18%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.18%) JNCIP
14 6 (1.18%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.53%) SLA
2 8 (1.57%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.78%) QA
4 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) BS7799
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 329 (64.51%) Active Directory
2 141 (27.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (17.84%) Hyper-V
4 64 (12.55%) XenApp
5 49 (9.61%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (8.82%) vSphere
7 38 (7.45%) VMware ESX
8 22 (4.31%) XenDesktop
9 20 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (2.16%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.18%) XenServer
14 4 (0.78%) Firmware
14 4 (0.78%) NFS
14 4 (0.78%) vCloud
15 3 (0.59%) KVM
15 3 (0.59%) UAG
16 2 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 91 (17.84%) SCCM
2 46 (9.02%) SCOM
3 40 (7.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 20 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 17 (3.33%) Puppet
6 15 (2.94%) NetBackup
7 13 (2.55%) SCOrch
7 13 (2.55%) WSUS
8 12 (2.35%) Ansible
9 11 (2.16%) Backup Exec
10 10 (1.96%) SCVMM
11 8 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (1.37%) Nagios
13 6 (1.18%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.98%) SCSM
14 5 (0.98%) Simpana
14 5 (0.98%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.78%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 264 (51.76%) VMware
2 236 (46.27%) Microsoft
3 122 (23.92%) Citrix
4 89 (17.45%) Cisco
5 58 (11.37%) HP
6 33 (6.47%) Red Hat
7 32 (6.27%) Dell
7 32 (6.27%) Symantec
8 30 (5.88%) EMC
9 26 (5.10%) NetApp
10 25 (4.90%) Juniper
11 17 (3.33%) IBM
12 16 (3.14%) Apple
12 16 (3.14%) Oracle
13 14 (2.75%) 3PAR
13 14 (2.75%) Sophos
14 13 (2.55%) Avaya
15 12 (2.35%) LANDesk
16 11 (2.16%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.96%) CommVault
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