The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.61% 2.11% 6.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 12.50% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £210 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Operating Systems Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 19.13% 16.84% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £287 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Maidenhead region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Maidenhead region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Windows Server 2008
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (25.00%) MOS
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) IT Support
4 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Server Support
4 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MOS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) VMware