The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.93% 3.06% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 13.36% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 19
Median daily rate £165 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £205 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £43.28 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 232 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.28% 22.88% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 147 100
Median daily rate £375 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 23
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) VMware
5 11 (44.00%) Citrix
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (32.00%) HP
7 8 (32.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) SLA
8 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.00%) MS Office
10 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (20.00%) SCCM
10 5 (20.00%) Data Privacy
11 4 (16.00%) SCOM
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (12.00%) Finance
12 3 (12.00%) Validation
12 3 (12.00%) DHCP
12 3 (12.00%) Dell
12 3 (12.00%) EMC
12 3 (12.00%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (12.00%) AIX
8 2 (8.00%) Android
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Unix
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Email Management
4 2 (8.00%) Server Patching
5 1 (4.00%) Application Discovery
5 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) SCOM
3 3 (12.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (12.00%) WSUS
4 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 2 (8.00%) Altiris
6 2 (8.00%) Apple
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Samsung
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) Aruba
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Lumension
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos