The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottingham region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.30% 8.95% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 32.08% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 4
Average daily rate
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£268 £295 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +26.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £406 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 - £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 106 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 23.32% 27.89% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 11
Average daily rate £318 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.60 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows Server 2008
Nottinghamshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
5 14 (50.00%) VMware
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco
8 11 (39.29%) HP
8 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
8 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (25.00%) SAN
12 7 (25.00%) MS Office
13 6 (21.43%) SQL
13 6 (21.43%) ITIL
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 6 (21.43%) Citrix
13 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
14 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (17.86%) SCCM
14 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (17.86%) MCSE
14 5 (17.86%) VoIP
15 4 (14.29%) Firewall
15 4 (14.29%) Wireless

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.57%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) VoIP
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) Wireless
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows XP
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.14%) Android
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
8 1 (3.57%) Linux
8 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 11 (39.29%) HP
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
7 2 (7.14%) SAP
7 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.57%) Websense
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat