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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 1.90% 4.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.68% 6.95% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 14
Median daily rate £450 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £38.83 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -

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
103 259 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.71% 27.41% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 164 108
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 10
Median hourly rate £30.91 £26.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.64% +23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £15.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 12 (50.00%) VMware
6 11 (45.83%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 7 (29.17%) Citrix
9 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (25.00%) Public Cloud
10 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (25.00%) SCCM
10 6 (25.00%) SCOM
10 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) Service Management
11 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
11 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
11 5 (20.83%) SMTP
11 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
11 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
11 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
12 4 (16.67%) Product Management
12 4 (16.67%) Office 365

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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) SMTP
5 4 (16.67%) HTTP
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Law
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
2 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Product Management
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Email Management
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Information Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
1 6 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Samsung
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
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