The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 22 18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.67% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 12.50% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £281 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 35.14% 13.33% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £281 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -31.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 10
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +71.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware