The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 4.26% 5.56% 9.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 13.64% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£203 £213 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £203 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £223 £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Operating Systems Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 27.66% 40.74% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 6
Average daily rate £290 £164 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.09% -35.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £108 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £371 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £23.06 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.18% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (16.67%) WSUS
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) MCP
8 2 (16.67%) HNC
9 1 (8.33%) HND
9 1 (8.33%) Web Services
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (8.33%) IIS
9 1 (8.33%) LAN
9 1 (8.33%) WAN
9 1 (8.33%) DHCP
9 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
3 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus