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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.55% 3.97% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 16.03% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £258 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -27.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £194 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.60% -9.93%
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
80 131 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.62% 24.76% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 32
Average daily rate £338 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £161 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £337 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £21.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 2 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (31.82%) HP
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (22.73%) SCCM
8 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 5 (22.73%) MS Office
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) VoIP
10 3 (13.64%) MCSE
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (13.64%) SCOM
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) CATIA
2 1 (4.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Solaris
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) SUSE
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Websense
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat