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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.49% 3.59% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 10.53% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Average daily rate £246 £104 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.77% -55.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £101 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £104 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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
30 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.48% 34.13% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 18
Average daily rate £238 £110 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.90% -53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.20 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) Avaya
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (7.14%) Documentum
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) FileMaker
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Server Support
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PC Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) HP Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (21.43%) Change Control
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) arcserve
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix