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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.06% 2.92% 11.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 10.42% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £165 £300 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +29.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +7.23%
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
30 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 15.96% 28.07% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 32
Median daily rate £300 £269 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £104 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £625 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -3 2 £165 -24.13%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Toshiba
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Apple
6 1 (14.29%) Sage
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Avaya

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Toshiba
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam