The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Norfolk 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 8.59% 6.13% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.44% 35.71% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 2
Average daily rate
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£188 £288 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +11.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 35.16% 17.18% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 12 20
Average daily rate £225 £150 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £100 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £343 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 16 £225 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Active Directory
3 26 (65.00%) Windows 7
4 23 (57.50%) SCCM
5 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (25.00%) Migration
6 10 (25.00%) VMware
6 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (20.00%) Firewall
8 7 (17.50%) WSUS
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
8 7 (17.50%) VBScript
8 7 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (15.00%) Becrypt
9 6 (15.00%) Citrix
10 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
11 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
11 3 (7.50%) XenApp
12 2 (5.00%) vSphere
12 2 (5.00%) Veeam
12 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
12 2 (5.00%) VMware Server
12 2 (5.00%) SAN
12 2 (5.00%) Cisco
12 2 (5.00%) NHS
12 2 (5.00%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
1 1 (2.50%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Support Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Architect
4 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Server Support
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Deployment Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL
3 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.50%) Workflow
3 1 (2.50%) Validation
3 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) VBScript
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.50%) CCNA
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) XenApp
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (57.50%) SCCM
2 7 (17.50%) WSUS
3 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Becrypt
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Veeam
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) CommVault
5 1 (2.50%) Sophos
5 1 (2.50%) AppSense