The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Norwich region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 8.42% 3.70% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.88% 23.53% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
Average daily rate
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£225 - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 35.26% 15.74% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 6 20
Average daily rate £225 £100 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -61.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £100 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2008
Norfolk

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (56.00%) SCCM
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) WSUS
6 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (24.00%) Becrypt
7 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) VBScript
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
11 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (8.00%) Veeam
11 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
12 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
12 1 (4.00%) XenApp
12 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (4.00%) DHCP
12 1 (4.00%) DNS
12 1 (4.00%) VB

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (36.00%) Support Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
5 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Deployment Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) IT Support
8 1 (4.00%) Designer
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) VBScript
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) WSUS
3 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Becrypt
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos