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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.29% 4.40% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.42% 21.82% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
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
95 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 27.22% 20.15% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 30
Average daily rate £350 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £318 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Clustering
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
7 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (10.00%) Local Government
7 1 (10.00%) PKI

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP