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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 3.16% 6.25% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 26.67% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£375 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Windows Server 2008
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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
21 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 22.11% 23.44% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 9
Average daily rate £398 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £27.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 February 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (50.00%) Dell
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (37.50%) DFS Replication
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
6 3 (37.50%) X-Windows
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (37.50%) WSUS
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) IBM
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) EMC
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (37.50%) Symantec
6 3 (37.50%) CA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) X-Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
2 3 (37.50%) DFS Replication
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP