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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.42% 4.26% 11.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 11.76% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 6
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 - £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +40.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
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
50 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 34.72% 36.17% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 14
Average daily rate £175 £120 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -51.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £106 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.63 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +8 6 £188 - 2
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (24.00%) MCSE
8 6 (24.00%) SCCM
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) MCITP
9 5 (20.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (16.00%) MCP
10 4 (16.00%) HP
11 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (12.00%) WSUS
11 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (12.00%) Citrix
11 3 (12.00%) SLA
11 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) MS Office
11 3 (12.00%) Migration
11 3 (12.00%) Firewall
11 3 (12.00%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) MCITP
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (16.00%) MCP
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) AppSense
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
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