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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 6.40% 4.84% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.81% 15.52% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 12
Median daily rate £488 £178 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+174.64% -26.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £158 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £195 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £323 £290
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £137.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.18% +623.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -5.12%
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
73 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 35.96% 31.18% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 49
Median daily rate £313 £200 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £115.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.26% +505.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £23.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £137.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 0 6 £490 +211.11% 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) vSphere
6 6 (40.00%) F5
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) Unix
6 6 (40.00%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 6 (40.00%) Sun
6 6 (40.00%) AIX
6 6 (40.00%) Solaris
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) Six Sigma
6 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) JSP 440
7 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) JSP

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (13.33%) iPlanet
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) VLAN
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Security Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) Solaris
4 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) CentOS
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.67%) Android
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
3 1 (6.67%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) WSUS
3 3 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) Sun
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Veeam
5 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) BEA
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Apple
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) Sage
7 1 (6.67%) Toshiba