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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.41% 0.83% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 3.39% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 13
Median daily rate £363 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +14.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
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
45 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.85% 24.48% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 52
Median daily rate £363 £359 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £515 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 7 (63.64%) Apache
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) FTP
3 7 (63.64%) HTTP
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (54.55%) Electronics
4 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (54.55%) SAP
4 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (54.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (54.55%) Marketing
4 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) SSL
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012

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 (63.64%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) FTP
1 7 (63.64%) HTTP
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
General
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Web Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Web Hosting Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) VMS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 6 (54.55%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco