The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Nottinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.49% 5.82% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 20.00% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Average daily rate £350 £270 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £344 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.85 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 105 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 20.91% 29.09% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 18
Average daily rate £325 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.00 £22.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -5 12 £350 +27.27% 6
Mansfield - - - - 2
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (60.00%) VMware
4 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 13 (43.33%) HP
7 13 (43.33%) Windows XP
8 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 9 (30.00%) Cisco
11 8 (26.67%) Dell
11 8 (26.67%) SAN
11 8 (26.67%) ITIL
11 8 (26.67%) SQL
11 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (23.33%) SCCM
12 7 (23.33%) MS Office
12 7 (23.33%) Citrix
12 7 (23.33%) Firewall
12 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (23.33%) Backup Exec
13 6 (20.00%) MCSE
13 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (20.00%) vSphere
14 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 5 (16.67%) SCOM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (13.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) Internet
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
7 1 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) Essbase
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (43.33%) Windows XP
4 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Android
6 2 (6.67%) SUSE
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Online Security
3 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCA
5 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.33%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) vSphere
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
1 7 (23.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco
5 8 (26.67%) Dell
6 7 (23.33%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) AppSense
8 1 (3.33%) Capita
8 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
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