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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.42% 3.54% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 28.57% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£413 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +85.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
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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
34 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 20.61% 12.39% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Average daily rate £463 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £24.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 - £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 3 September 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
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware