The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.76% 11.59% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 29.09% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£225 £218 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -17.07%
Windows Server 2008
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 33.09% 39.86% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 11
Average daily rate £225 £204 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -8.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 13 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 8 (61.54%) HP
5 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) Wireless
5 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (61.54%) Change Control
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (38.46%) SAN
7 5 (38.46%) CA
7 5 (38.46%) ARCserve
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
7 5 (38.46%) LAN
7 5 (38.46%) WAN
7 5 (38.46%) Network Management
8 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) Intranet
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
4 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) iPhone
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (61.54%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) CAD
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) ARCserve
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) CA
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Adobe
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Mapinfo
5 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 2 (15.38%) Sophos
5 2 (15.38%) Wyse
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Google
5 2 (15.38%) MobileIron
6 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Exinda
6 1 (7.69%) Altiris