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 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.63% 1.72% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 9.43% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £350 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
44 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.67% 18.28% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 33
Median daily rate £338 £335 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 26 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) IPX
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

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 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) IPX
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Building
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom