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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.67% 3.43% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.10% 18.33% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£249 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.47% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £158 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £418 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.23 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.23% -19.04%
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
105 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 25.80% 18.69% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 43
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £125 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 21
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 13 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) Office 365
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) Firewall
9 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) SCCM
9 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Citrix
10 4 (15.38%) Wireless
11 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
11 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (11.54%) Lotus
11 3 (11.54%) DNS
11 3 (11.54%) HP
11 3 (11.54%) MS Office
11 3 (11.54%) ITIL
11 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
11 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (11.54%) DHCP
11 3 (11.54%) vSphere
12 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) 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 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) Wireless
3 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) 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 7 (26.92%) Server Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Server Support
4 6 (23.08%) Server Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Server Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) IT Support
7 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
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 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) PDM
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Line Management
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCENT
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Lotus
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Lumension