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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.89% 5.41% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.66% 22.13% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +10.52%
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
83 122 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.85% 24.45% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 63 23
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 10
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £23.75 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Windows XP
3 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
3 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (25.00%) Citrix
8 6 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (25.00%) MS Office
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.67%) MCSE
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
11 3 (12.50%) Dell
11 3 (12.50%) Firewall
11 3 (12.50%) Migration
11 3 (12.50%) SCOM
11 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) CATIA
2 1 (4.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Server Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows XP
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) SUSE
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Online Security
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) HP
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Websense
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat