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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.77% 3.70% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 16.41% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 5
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£275 £273 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £393 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
101 128 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 22.30% 22.54% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 63 31
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 £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £22.93 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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
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 23 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 6 £275 - 2
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) VMware
4 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
4 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) Cisco
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
9 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (27.59%) HP
10 6 (20.69%) Firewall
10 6 (20.69%) Citrix
10 6 (20.69%) SAN
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) MS Office
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
10 6 (20.69%) SCCM
11 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 4 (13.79%) VoIP
12 4 (13.79%) SCOM
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (13.79%) vSphere
13 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
13 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) CATIA
3 1 (3.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) VoIP
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) GSM
5 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Server Support
6 3 (10.34%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Change Control
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) XenServer
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.45%) Websense
8 1 (3.45%) Veeam
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat