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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 50 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 17 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.73% 1.89% 5.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 7.30% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 32
Median daily rate £375 £417 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +19.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £271 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%
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
184 233 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.89% 25.92% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 115 105
Median daily rate £380 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.74% +19.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (86.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (74.00%) Active Directory
4 33 (66.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
6 21 (42.00%) Linux
7 20 (40.00%) ITIL
8 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (38.00%) VMware
9 18 (36.00%) SLA
10 16 (32.00%) Incident Management
10 16 (32.00%) Remedy
11 15 (30.00%) Citrix
12 13 (26.00%) Unix
13 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 9 (18.00%) DNS
15 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
15 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
16 8 (16.00%) XenApp
16 8 (16.00%) Windows 8
17 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
17 7 (14.00%) SCCM
18 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
18 6 (12.00%) MCSE
18 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 5 (10.00%) HP
19 5 (10.00%) Nagios
19 5 (10.00%) DHCP

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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Google Apps
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.00%) CloudBees
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) DHCP
4 4 (8.00%) Firewall
5 3 (6.00%) Wireless
6 2 (4.00%) SAN
7 1 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) IPX
7 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.00%) LAN
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) Skype
7 1 (2.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Big Data
4 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) Ant
2 3 (6.00%) Gradle
2 3 (6.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) MSI
3 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Support Engineer
2 17 (34.00%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Linux Support
4 11 (22.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Junior
6 8 (16.00%) Junior Linux Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Support
9 3 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (6.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (86.00%) Windows Server
3 33 (66.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
5 21 (42.00%) Linux
6 13 (26.00%) Unix
7 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (16.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.00%) CentOS
11 1 (2.00%) Debian
11 1 (2.00%) Fedora
11 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.00%) Solaris
11 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.00%) DevOps
4 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.00%) Server Patching
5 2 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.00%) Application Discovery
6 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.00%) Change Control
6 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.00%) Scrum
6 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Python
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Perl
2 3 (6.00%) Ruby
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) HNC
3 4 (8.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (74.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) XenApp
4 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (4.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.00%) Docker
7 1 (2.00%) KVM
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) NFS
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.00%) Postfix
7 1 (2.00%) qmail
7 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.00%) Varnish
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) Nagios
2 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) SCOM
4 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.00%) Bacula
5 1 (2.00%) cPanel
5 1 (2.00%) Grafana
5 1 (2.00%) Graphite
5 1 (2.00%) Kibana
5 1 (2.00%) logstash
5 1 (2.00%) Plesk
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.00%) Salt
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (38.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Remedy
3 15 (30.00%) Citrix
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) Altiris
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Google
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) CommVault
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.00%) Lumension
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Polycom
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 per day
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