The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.92% 3.43% 6.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 14.66% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 22
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£290 £215 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.88% -34.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £189 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
198 116 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.26% 23.39% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 51 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £436 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Oxford -12 8 £320 +10.34% 1
Banbury - 3 £450 -
Kidlington - 2 £170 -
Abingdon -3 1 £150 -36.17%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (67.24%) VMware
3 32 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
5 26 (44.83%) PowerShell
6 25 (43.10%) SQL
7 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
8 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
9 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
10 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (27.59%) IIS
11 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
11 15 (25.86%) ITIL
12 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (20.69%) SCCM
13 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (18.97%) Cisco
15 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
16 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
17 8 (13.79%) vSphere
17 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
17 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
17 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
18 7 (12.07%) Change Management
18 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
18 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
18 7 (12.07%) HP
18 7 (12.07%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.59%) IIS
3 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) Lync
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Wireless
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) SAN
3 2 (3.45%) VoIP
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (1.72%) Multicast
4 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) Intranet
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) SSDT
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
1 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.62%) WinDbg
2 5 (8.62%) MSBuild
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (8.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
2 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Support Engineer
2 18 (31.03%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (27.59%) Analyst
4 14 (24.14%) Support Analyst
5 12 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (13.79%) Systems Support
7 8 (13.79%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Applications Support
7 8 (13.79%) Systems Support Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Server Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.62%) Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) Web Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
6 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.62%) Linux
8 3 (5.17%) CentOS
9 2 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.07%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) Scrum
4 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.72%) Validation
6 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.72%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.72%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) PowerShell
2 25 (43.10%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Python
3 5 (8.62%) C++/CLI
3 5 (8.62%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) C++
3 5 (8.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
3 1 (1.72%) MCP
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
3 1 (1.72%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.79%) vSphere
4 6 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.72%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
2 5 (8.62%) Icinga
2 5 (8.62%) Nagios
3 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) VMware
2 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.97%) Cisco
4 7 (12.07%) HP
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle
5 5 (8.62%) Perforce
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) NetApp
7 3 (5.17%) Altiris
7 3 (5.17%) Dell KACE
7 3 (5.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) Sophos
9 1 (1.72%) Apple
9 1 (1.72%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.72%) EMC
9 1 (1.72%) Juniper
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