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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.18% 3.46% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.58% 15.71% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Average daily rate
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£285 £185 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.05% -36.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.63 £13.62 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -18.07%
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
96 70 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.82% 22.01% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 26
Average daily rate £368 £274 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.24% -15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £18.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (34.62%) Office 365
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
8 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (19.23%) SCCM
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
9 4 (15.38%) Wireless
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
10 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
10 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (11.54%) SQL
10 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
10 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (11.54%) Citrix
10 3 (11.54%) Lotus
10 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
11 2 (7.69%) vSphere
11 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (7.69%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
2 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Server Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Server Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Server Support
4 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) Server Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Support
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
3 1 (3.85%) PDM
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Line Management
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Lotus
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Lumension
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam