The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Maidenhead region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.18% 7.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £319 £301
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 29.41% 31.46% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 10
Average daily rate £310 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Japanese Language
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (28.57%) Brocade
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) RIP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Japanese Language
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Server Support
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Operations Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat