The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.69% 5.33% 7.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.86% 22.54% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
Windows Server 2008
Nottinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 71 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.08% 23.67% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 37
Average daily rate £363 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 20
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (32.00%) Office 365
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.00%) SCCM
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.00%) Firewall
10 4 (16.00%) Wireless
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 3 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
11 3 (12.00%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (12.00%) Migration
11 3 (12.00%) Lotus
11 3 (12.00%) Citrix
11 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
11 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
11 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (8.00%) vSphere
12 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (12.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) Wireless
2 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) Server Support
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Server Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Migration
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) SOA
2 1 (4.00%) Project Management
2 1 (4.00%) Validation
2 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.00%) PDM
2 1 (4.00%) BPEL
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.00%) Line Management
2 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Lotus
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Lumension
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle