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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 27 22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - 1.65% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.82% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £165 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +714.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -11.53%
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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 Newbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.86% 24.18% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 4
Average daily rate £375 £275 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +61.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +714.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 2015, 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%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint