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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 5.49% 3.13% 6.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 10.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£205 - £303
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 - £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 - £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -9.30%
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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
14 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 15.38% 31.25% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 12
Average daily rate £250 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £220 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.31 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
6 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
6 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) WSUS
6 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
1 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
1 1 (11.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (22.22%) Line Management
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
1 2 (22.22%) Malware Detection\Protection
1 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee
2 2 (22.22%) Websense