The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.67% 0.48% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 7.14% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £135 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.95% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.03% 6.76% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 25
Average daily rate £344 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £528 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Dell