The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.15% 10.74% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.84% 38.10% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£263 £235 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% +23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 23.85% 28.19% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 11
Average daily rate £250 £216 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% +13.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £374 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -16 3 £263 +38.15% 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
3 23 (67.65%) Windows 7
4 19 (55.88%) SCCM
5 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (32.35%) VMware
7 8 (23.53%) WSUS
8 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
9 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
9 5 (14.71%) Citrix
9 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (11.76%) VBScript
10 4 (11.76%) Firewall
11 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
11 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
11 3 (8.82%) MS Office
11 3 (8.82%) Becrypt
12 2 (5.88%) Veeam
12 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
12 2 (5.88%) VB
12 2 (5.88%) LAN
12 2 (5.88%) WAN
12 2 (5.88%) DHCP
12 2 (5.88%) DNS
12 2 (5.88%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (32.35%) Support Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) SCCM Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Deployment Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.94%) Server Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Server Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) NHS
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows 7
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.94%) ITSM
3 1 (2.94%) Workflow
3 1 (2.94%) Validation
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) VBScript
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) MCITP
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) MCP
1 1 (2.94%) MCSE
1 1 (2.94%) MCSA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) WSUS
3 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) Becrypt
5 2 (5.88%) Veeam
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
Norwich, Norfolk
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