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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 54 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.69% 1.59% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.49% 6.10% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 17
Median daily rate £450 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £389 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.28 £26.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.32% -84.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
138 246 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.57% 26.06% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 143 124
Median daily rate £438 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £233 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 11
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +76.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £17.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £103.22 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
4 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) VMware
6 11 (35.48%) Citrix
7 10 (32.26%) DNS
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
9 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (25.81%) HP
9 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
10 7 (22.58%) SCCM
10 7 (22.58%) SCOM
10 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
11 6 (19.35%) Service Management
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 6 (19.35%) MS Office
11 6 (19.35%) DHCP
12 5 (16.13%) SMTP
12 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
12 5 (16.13%) SLA
12 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
12 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
12 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) SMTP
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) HTTP
5 3 (9.68%) Internet
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) SAN
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Law
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Support Specialist
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Specialist
7 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Specialist
7 3 (9.68%) Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
2 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.90%) AIX
7 2 (6.45%) Android
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Unix
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (19.35%) Service Management
3 5 (16.13%) Data Privacy
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
3 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Product Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Email Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Management
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
1 7 (22.58%) SCOM
2 4 (12.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (12.90%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Altiris
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) Samsung
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
7 1 (3.23%) Aruba
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £42 - £55 per day
Posted: 6 days ago