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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.48% 3.55% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 13.39% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Average daily rate
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£270 £270 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
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
90 127 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.38% 26.51% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 62 31
Average daily rate £363 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £152 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.10 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
3 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) MS Office
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
10 2 (11.76%) XenApp
10 2 (11.76%) MobileIron
10 2 (11.76%) vSphere
10 2 (11.76%) DHCP
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Server Support
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.88%) Websense
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