The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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 31 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 Newbury 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.29% 6.31% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 35.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 13.74% 18.02% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Average daily rate £300 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £428 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.36 £24.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.06% +36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
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Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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