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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.86% 2.56% 5.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.66% 9.38% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £250 £281 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £226 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £336 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
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
83 96 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.28% 27.35% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 17
Average daily rate £275 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £18.15 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) VMware
3 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
4 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
5 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
5 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (38.71%) Citrix
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
8 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco
8 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (29.03%) vSphere
9 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
11 7 (22.58%) SAN
11 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
11 7 (22.58%) Web Services
11 7 (22.58%) Linux
11 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
11 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (22.58%) Firewall
12 6 (19.35%) Data Security
12 6 (19.35%) Web Design
12 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
12 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (19.35%) Release Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 2 (6.45%) SMTP
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.23%) Converged Networks
6 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (19.35%) Architect
1 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Designer
2 4 (12.90%) IT Support
2 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) ArchiMate
3 6 (19.35%) CRM
3 6 (19.35%) Data Security
3 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) Release Management
3 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
3 6 (19.35%) UML
3 6 (19.35%) Web Design
4 2 (6.45%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (29.03%) vSphere
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) Citrix
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (19.35%) NetApp
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (19.35%) SAP
7 5 (16.13%) Dell
7 5 (16.13%) EMC
8 4 (12.90%) Symantec
9 3 (9.68%) Juniper
10 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 2 (6.45%) HP
10 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
11 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.23%) Apple
11 1 (3.23%) arcserve
11 1 (3.23%) Brocade