The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.65% 1.34% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 8.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£675 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.44% 16.72% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 7
Average daily rate £425 £394 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Kettering - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Lync
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
7 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Apple
7 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) CAD
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco