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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.44% 5.79% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.94% 20.43% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £217 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
101 93 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.16% 28.35% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 29
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £19.30 £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) PKI
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) ADSI

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) HP