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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 147 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 368 521 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.69% 2.27% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 10.56% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 337 404
Median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 32
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £14.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.75 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +10.44%
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
4734 4932 5110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.77% 21.47% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3383 3286 3483
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 203 239
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -22 51 £351 +8.07% 23
Croydon -18 7 £353 +0.71% 2
Bromley - 3 £300 - 3
Chiswick - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 - 2
Ealing - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Enfield +3 1 £140 -68.88%
Twickenham +2 1 - -
Harrow -12 1 - - 2
Ilford - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 713 (100.00%) Windows
2 503 (70.55%) Windows Server
3 406 (56.94%) Active Directory
4 378 (53.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 329 (46.14%) VMware
6 309 (43.34%) Microsoft
7 245 (34.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 218 (30.58%) Windows 7
9 202 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 179 (25.11%) Citrix
11 178 (24.96%) MS Exchange
12 156 (21.88%) Finance
13 148 (20.76%) SQL Server
14 144 (20.20%) PowerShell
15 143 (20.06%) DNS
16 140 (19.64%) ITIL
17 135 (18.93%) SQL
18 134 (18.79%) Linux
19 122 (17.11%) Firewall
20 119 (16.69%) Cisco
21 113 (15.85%) MS Office
21 113 (15.85%) SCCM
21 113 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
22 102 (14.31%) MS Excel
23 100 (14.03%) Migration
24 99 (13.88%) SAN
25 96 (13.46%) DHCP
26 93 (13.04%) SCOM
27 89 (12.48%) HP
28 85 (11.92%) IIS

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
1 178 (24.96%) MS Exchange
2 113 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (11.92%) IIS
4 55 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (6.59%) Skype for Business
6 46 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (5.61%) SharePoint
8 31 (4.35%) Tomcat
9 30 (4.21%) Apache
10 24 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (2.81%) Confluence
12 12 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.12%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
18 3 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 113 (15.85%) MS Office
2 102 (14.31%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.70%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.28%) Eikon
3 2 (0.28%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 75 (10.52%) Office 365
2 58 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.82%) Mimecast
5 10 (1.40%) PaaS
5 10 (1.40%) SaaS
6 9 (1.26%) IaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 143 (20.06%) DNS
2 122 (17.11%) Firewall
3 99 (13.88%) SAN
4 96 (13.46%) DHCP
5 57 (7.99%) LAN
5 57 (7.99%) TCP/IP
5 57 (7.99%) WAN
6 49 (6.87%) VPN
7 32 (4.49%) NetScaler
8 23 (3.23%) VoIP
9 21 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (2.66%) Wireless
12 18 (2.52%) NAS
13 17 (2.38%) FTP
13 17 (2.38%) Skype
14 16 (2.24%) Internet
14 16 (2.24%) VLAN
15 15 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (20.76%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (2.81%) Oracle Database
6 19 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.98%) GIS
11 6 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.84%) MySQL
11 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.70%) DB2
12 5 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.70%) VLDB
13 4 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (4.49%) Jenkins
2 31 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 24 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (3.09%) JIRA
5 18 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (1.40%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.12%) Subversion
8 7 (0.98%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.70%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.56%) Moq
10 4 (0.56%) NUnit
11 3 (0.42%) Hudson
12 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.14%) Grunt
13 1 (0.14%) gulp
13 1 (0.14%) Selenium
13 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.14%) Zephyr
General
1 156 (21.88%) Finance
2 56 (7.85%) Banking
3 26 (3.65%) Legal
4 21 (2.95%) Law
5 19 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.52%) Retail
7 14 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.40%) Back Office
9 8 (1.12%) Advertising
10 7 (0.98%) Games
11 6 (0.84%) Publishing
12 5 (0.70%) Front Office
12 5 (0.70%) Marketing
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
Job Titles
1 113 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (12.76%) Analyst
3 74 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 71 (9.96%) Windows Engineer
5 61 (8.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 57 (7.99%) Support Analyst
7 51 (7.15%) Administrator
8 48 (6.73%) Server Engineer
9 46 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
10 43 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 41 (5.75%) Architect
12 40 (5.61%) Desktop Support
12 40 (5.61%) VMware Engineer
13 30 (4.21%) Citrix Engineer
13 30 (4.21%) Service Analyst
14 29 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
14 29 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
15 28 (3.93%) Infrastructure Support
16 27 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
16 27 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.61%) .NET
2 24 (3.37%) HTML
3 19 (2.66%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.82%) Web Services
5 10 (1.40%) .NET Framework
5 10 (1.40%) CSS
6 9 (1.26%) jQuery
7 8 (1.12%) XML
8 7 (0.98%) CSS3
9 6 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.84%) HTML5
10 5 (0.70%) Middleware
11 4 (0.56%) Ajax
11 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (0.56%) NHibernate
11 4 (0.56%) XSLT
12 3 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.42%) JSON
12 3 (0.42%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.87%) Data Centre
2 47 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.05%) Blackberry
4 31 (4.35%) Clustering
4 31 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 15 (2.10%) Replication
7 14 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.40%) NHS
10 8 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.12%) SWIFT
11 7 (0.98%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.84%) PKI
13 5 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
13 5 (0.70%) EMC VNX
14 4 (0.56%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.56%) Fintech
14 4 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 713 (100.00%) Windows
2 503 (70.55%) Windows Server
3 378 (53.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 245 (34.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 218 (30.58%) Windows 7
6 134 (18.79%) Linux
7 60 (8.42%) Windows 8
8 56 (7.85%) Windows XP
9 49 (6.87%) Unix
10 40 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (5.19%) Mac OS X
12 33 (4.63%) Windows 10
13 21 (2.95%) Solaris
14 20 (2.81%) CentOS
15 19 (2.66%) SUSE
16 17 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
16 17 (2.38%) Windows Vista
17 13 (1.82%) Ubuntu
18 12 (1.68%) AIX
18 12 (1.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (19.64%) ITIL
2 100 (14.03%) Migration
3 43 (6.03%) Project Management
4 42 (5.89%) DevOps
5 38 (5.33%) Service Management
6 36 (5.05%) Configuration Management
7 35 (4.91%) ITSM
8 34 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 31 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 30 (4.21%) Problem Management
12 27 (3.79%) High Availability
13 25 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
13 25 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (3.23%) Change Control
14 23 (3.23%) Change Management
15 22 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (2.81%) Server Building
17 18 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 144 (20.20%) PowerShell
2 135 (18.93%) SQL
3 36 (5.05%) Perl
4 34 (4.77%) Bash Shell
5 32 (4.49%) Python
6 31 (4.35%) C#
7 25 (3.51%) Java
8 23 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.52%) C++
10 17 (2.38%) VBScript
11 15 (2.10%) JavaScript
11 15 (2.10%) Ruby
12 12 (1.68%) VB
13 11 (1.54%) Korn
14 10 (1.40%) C
14 10 (1.40%) VBA
15 9 (1.26%) Bourne shell
16 7 (0.98%) AWK
16 7 (0.98%) sed
17 6 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (7.29%) MCSE
3 43 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 39 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (5.05%) CCNA
6 28 (3.93%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.51%) Degree
8 24 (3.37%) MCP
9 19 (2.66%) MCSA
10 16 (2.24%) CCNP
11 13 (1.82%) MCDST
12 11 (1.54%) MCITP
13 9 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
14 8 (1.12%) MCTS
15 7 (0.98%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.93%) SLA
2 13 (1.82%) QA
3 11 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.56%) COBIT
6 3 (0.42%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.42%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.28%) DICOM
7 2 (0.28%) HL7
7 2 (0.28%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 406 (56.94%) Active Directory
2 202 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (11.78%) XenApp
4 69 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 62 (8.70%) vSphere
6 56 (7.85%) VMware ESX
7 43 (6.03%) XenDesktop
8 30 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.96%) StorNext
10 14 (1.96%) XenServer
11 11 (1.54%) KVM
12 10 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (1.12%) vCloud
14 7 (0.98%) Docker
14 7 (0.98%) Samba
14 7 (0.98%) Xsan
15 6 (0.84%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.84%) Firmware
15 6 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 113 (15.85%) SCCM
2 93 (13.04%) SCOM
3 50 (7.01%) Nagios
4 39 (5.47%) Puppet
5 27 (3.79%) WSUS
6 23 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (2.95%) Ansible
8 18 (2.52%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.68%) logstash
10 10 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (1.40%) vMotion
11 8 (1.12%) HP SIM
11 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 7 (0.98%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.70%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.56%) EdgeSight
14 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.56%) Simpana
Vendors
1 329 (46.14%) VMware
2 309 (43.34%) Microsoft
3 179 (25.11%) Citrix
4 119 (16.69%) Cisco
5 89 (12.48%) HP
6 71 (9.96%) NetApp
7 62 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 44 (6.17%) Dell
9 42 (5.89%) Oracle
10 27 (3.79%) Juniper
10 27 (3.79%) Symantec
11 26 (3.65%) CheckPoint
12 25 (3.51%) SolarWinds
13 21 (2.95%) Apple
14 19 (2.66%) EMC
14 19 (2.66%) IBM
15 18 (2.52%) Intel Security
16 14 (1.96%) Avaya
16 14 (1.96%) iManage
17 13 (1.82%) Bloomberg
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