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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.46% 0.78% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.82% 3.51% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -11.66%
Windows Server 2008
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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
85 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.01% 22.18% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 10
Average daily rate £325 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) DNS
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (48.15%) IIS
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) Change Management
5 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
5 11 (40.74%) Java
6 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) SAN
8 7 (25.93%) Lotus
8 7 (25.93%) DHCP
8 7 (25.93%) IBM Notes
9 6 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (22.22%) Flash
9 6 (22.22%) ITIL
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) Adobe
9 6 (22.22%) EMC
9 6 (22.22%) Symantec
9 6 (22.22%) vSphere
9 6 (22.22%) CLARiiON
9 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
9 6 (22.22%) Web Development
9 6 (22.22%) GlassFish
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (48.15%) IIS
2 7 (25.93%) IBM Notes
3 6 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (22.22%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) VoIP
3 5 (18.52%) SSL
4 4 (14.81%) RTP
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) ISDN
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
6 2 (7.41%) LDAP
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Web Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Web Support Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Webmaster
8 1 (3.70%) Web Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Flash
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) Zend Framework
4 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) Laravel
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) PDM
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) VBScript
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) CCVP
1 4 (14.81%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) vSphere
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Lotus
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 6 (22.22%) Symantec
4 6 (22.22%) Adobe
4 6 (22.22%) EMC
5 5 (18.52%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Zend
7 1 (3.70%) Polycom
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper