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 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 41 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.79% 9.40% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.05% 33.33% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 4
Average daily rate
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£243 £295 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.79% +26.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £402 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £21.00 £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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 123 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 24.09% 28.21% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 59 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 £434 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 11
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £11.00 £12.00
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
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -4 15 £268 -9.32% 3
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Windows XP
3 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (33.33%) HP
8 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
10 8 (24.24%) SQL
11 7 (21.21%) Firewall
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.21%) MS Office
11 7 (21.21%) SAN
11 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (18.18%) SCCM
12 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
12 6 (18.18%) Citrix
12 6 (18.18%) ITIL
13 5 (15.15%) VoIP
13 5 (15.15%) MCSE
13 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (15.15%) DNS
13 5 (15.15%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) CATIA
2 1 (3.03%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) VoIP
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Server Support
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows XP
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Android
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) Online Security
3 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
3 1 (3.03%) Change Control
3 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 11 (33.33%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Websense
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat