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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.24% 9.09% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.20% 27.78% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate £345 £181 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £23.25 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
61 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.35% 32.73% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 21
Average daily rate £320 £180 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £134 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £545 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 23
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Server Building
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware