The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 34 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.88% 5.05% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 17.27% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Average daily rate
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£200 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £217 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £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 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +53.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
113 110 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 23.64% 29.26% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 38
Average daily rate £313 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £163 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.06 £17.75
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 Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Nottinghamshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Nottinghamshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -11 6 £275 - 3
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) XenApp
9 2 (11.76%) PKI
9 2 (11.76%) SCCM
9 2 (11.76%) SCOM
9 2 (11.76%) Clustering
9 2 (11.76%) HP
9 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.76%) VoIP
9 2 (11.76%) ADSI
9 2 (11.76%) Kerberos

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) GSM
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Server Support
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Project Management
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds