The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.80% 1.78% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.24% 13.33% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Median daily rate £260 £418 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.72% +39.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £344 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £492 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £312 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 30 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.91% 13.33% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 42
Median daily rate £283 £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.46% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £280 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £510 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
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 Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) FTP
4 8 (47.06%) HTTP
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Apache
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) MySQL
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
6 6 (35.29%) Programme Management
6 6 (35.29%) IIS
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) SAP
6 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) Electronics
6 6 (35.29%) Marketing
6 6 (35.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (35.29%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (29.41%) SSL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) IIS
2 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) FTP
2 8 (47.06%) HTTP
3 5 (29.41%) SSL
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) Telnet
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Electronics
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (35.29%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Web Administrator
4 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) IT Support
5 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Server Support
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (35.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
2 1 (5.88%) Security Auditing
2 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 6 (35.29%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam