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 29 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 3.77% 8.79% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 24.62% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
Windows Server 2008
Norfolk

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
32 65 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 30.19% 35.71% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 6
Average daily rate £225 £225 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.39% +39.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 29 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) IPv4
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco