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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.80% 3.25% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.33% 16.22% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
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£213 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £158 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £418 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.23 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.23% -19.04%
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
120 74 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 26.20% 20.05% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 50
Average daily rate £325 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £23.15 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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 -4 19 £249 -13.47% 10
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (32.26%) Office 365
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.81%) DNS
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.81%) DHCP
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall
8 6 (19.35%) SCCM
9 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) Citrix
10 4 (12.90%) SAN
10 4 (12.90%) Wireless
10 4 (12.90%) Migration
10 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
11 3 (9.68%) vSphere
11 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
11 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (9.68%) Lotus
11 3 (9.68%) HP
11 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
11 3 (9.68%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.68%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
1 8 (25.81%) DHCP
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) LDAP
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Support Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) Server Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Server Support
5 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 6 (19.35%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Server Administrator
6 5 (16.13%) Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) IT Support
8 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) PDM
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCENT
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Lotus
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Veeam
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Lumension