The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 79 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 196 266 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.53% 2.82% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 11.25% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 150 237
Median daily rate £325 £328 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £443 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.42% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £26.53 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.52%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1666 2364 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.52% 25.08% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 1340 1281
Median daily rate £350 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 232 213
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.05
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 66 £330 +1.53% 12
Berkshire -3 41 £300 -14.28% 10
Surrey -11 25 £333 +0.75% 11
Oxfordshire -5 18 £325 +8.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £337 -10.26% 3
Kent +13 12 £325 -14.75%
West Sussex +8 10 £240 -40.92% 1
Middlesex -3 2 £450 +10.76%
East Sussex +4 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 389 (100.00%) Windows
2 258 (66.32%) Windows Server
3 247 (63.50%) Active Directory
4 230 (59.13%) VMware
5 226 (58.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 213 (54.76%) Microsoft
7 157 (40.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 149 (38.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 119 (30.59%) Citrix
10 98 (25.19%) DNS
11 93 (23.91%) PowerShell
12 92 (23.65%) Security Cleared
13 89 (22.88%) SQL
14 85 (21.85%) MS Exchange
15 80 (20.57%) Windows 7
16 74 (19.02%) DHCP
17 73 (18.77%) HP
18 71 (18.25%) ITIL
19 70 (17.99%) SCCM
20 68 (17.48%) Linux
21 66 (16.97%) SQL Server
21 66 (16.97%) XenApp
22 64 (16.45%) Hyper-V
23 60 (15.42%) MS Excel
24 50 (12.85%) SAN
25 48 (12.34%) Data Centre
26 47 (12.08%) Finance
26 47 (12.08%) Cisco
27 46 (11.83%) MS Office
27 46 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 85 (21.85%) MS Exchange
2 46 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (9.00%) Skype for Business
4 31 (7.97%) IIS
5 30 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (6.43%) SharePoint
7 21 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.57%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (2.31%) Apache
10 8 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
10 8 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.54%) iPlanet
13 5 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.51%) CMS
15 2 (0.51%) Oracle 10gAS
15 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (15.42%) MS Excel
2 46 (11.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.51%) InDesign
4 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.80%) SAP hybris
3 4 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.51%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.51%) Office 365
2 24 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.11%) SaaS
4 15 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.86%) IaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.51%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 98 (25.19%) DNS
2 74 (19.02%) DHCP
3 50 (12.85%) SAN
4 43 (11.05%) TCP/IP
5 41 (10.54%) Firewall
6 33 (8.48%) LAN
7 27 (6.94%) WAN
8 23 (5.91%) NetScaler
9 22 (5.66%) Skype
10 19 (4.88%) VPN
11 17 (4.37%) SMTP
12 16 (4.11%) HTTP
12 16 (4.11%) Unified Communications
12 16 (4.11%) Wireless
13 15 (3.86%) SSL
14 13 (3.34%) Internet
14 13 (3.34%) NAS
15 12 (3.08%) IP Telephony
15 12 (3.08%) VoIP
16 11 (2.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (5.40%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.60%) MySQL
7 10 (2.57%) DB2
8 9 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.54%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.03%) MS Access
11 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.83%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.06%) Subversion
3 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.03%) MSI
3 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (0.51%) Bower
4 2 (0.51%) FxCop
4 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.51%) Grunt
4 2 (0.51%) JSHint
4 2 (0.51%) Moq
4 2 (0.51%) NDepend
4 2 (0.51%) NUnit
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.51%) ReSharper
4 2 (0.51%) Selenium
4 2 (0.51%) StyleCop
4 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (12.08%) Finance
2 17 (4.37%) Marketing
3 13 (3.34%) Electronics
4 11 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.31%) Advertising
5 9 (2.31%) Back Office
5 9 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.54%) Banking
7 5 (1.29%) Military
8 4 (1.03%) Publishing
9 3 (0.77%) Local Government
9 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Retail
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (12.34%) Support Engineer
2 46 (11.83%) Analyst
3 43 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (10.80%) Windows Engineer
5 35 (9.00%) Architect
6 33 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 33 (8.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 31 (7.97%) Consultant
8 29 (7.46%) Administrator
9 22 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
10 19 (4.88%) Server Engineer
10 19 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
11 18 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (3.86%) VMware Engineer
13 13 (3.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (3.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (3.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 12 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.66%) CSS
2 17 (4.37%) HTML
3 15 (3.86%) .NET
3 15 (3.86%) XML
4 12 (3.08%) Web Services
5 11 (2.83%) XSLT
6 6 (1.54%) J2EE
7 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.29%) JSP
7 5 (1.29%) XSL
8 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.03%) jQuery
9 3 (0.77%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.51%) Ajax
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Thrift
10 2 (0.51%) LAMP
10 2 (0.51%) Middleware
10 2 (0.51%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.51%) WCF
10 2 (0.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.17%) Clustering
3 17 (4.37%) Fat Client
3 17 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.37%) Thin Client
4 11 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.57%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.06%) Statistics
8 7 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.80%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.54%) Replication
10 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.29%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (1.29%) PKI
11 4 (1.03%) BYOD
11 4 (1.03%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 389 (100.00%) Windows
2 258 (66.32%) Windows Server
3 226 (58.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 149 (38.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (20.57%) Windows 7
6 68 (17.48%) Linux
7 32 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (7.46%) Windows 10
9 28 (7.20%) AIX
10 20 (5.14%) Windows XP
11 19 (4.88%) Unix
11 19 (4.88%) Windows 8
12 16 (4.11%) Solaris
13 15 (3.86%) Android
14 11 (2.83%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.80%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.25%) ITIL
2 41 (10.54%) Migration
3 27 (6.94%) Problem Management
4 22 (5.66%) Incident Management
5 19 (4.88%) Change Management
6 18 (4.63%) Service Management
7 16 (4.11%) Project Management
8 15 (3.86%) Infrastructure Management
8 15 (3.86%) Server Building
9 14 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (3.60%) ITIL V3
10 13 (3.34%) Information Security
10 13 (3.34%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (3.08%) Service Delivery
12 11 (2.83%) Application Virtualisation
12 11 (2.83%) Data Migration
12 11 (2.83%) TOGAF
13 10 (2.57%) Data Centre Operations
13 10 (2.57%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (2.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 93 (23.91%) PowerShell
2 89 (22.88%) SQL
3 20 (5.14%) VBScript
4 17 (4.37%) VB
5 16 (4.11%) C#
6 10 (2.57%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.06%) Java
7 8 (2.06%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.29%) Python
9 4 (1.03%) Perl
9 4 (1.03%) PHP
10 2 (0.51%) C++
10 2 (0.51%) C++/CLI
10 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 92 (23.65%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 40 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (9.51%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.37%) MCSE
6 15 (3.86%) CCNA
6 15 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.83%) MCP
8 11 (2.83%) MCSA
9 8 (2.06%) MCITP
10 7 (1.80%) VCP5
11 6 (1.54%) CISSP
11 6 (1.54%) Degree
12 5 (1.29%) CCNP
13 4 (1.03%) CCA
13 4 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.03%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.03%) VCP4
14 3 (0.77%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.63%) SLA
2 11 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.57%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.54%) QA
5 5 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.51%) GPG13
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 247 (63.50%) Active Directory
2 157 (40.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (16.97%) XenApp
4 64 (16.45%) Hyper-V
5 43 (11.05%) XenDesktop
6 40 (10.28%) vSphere
7 27 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (6.68%) XenServer
9 23 (5.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (4.88%) VMware ESX
11 12 (3.08%) Firmware
11 12 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (2.57%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.80%) BitLocker
14 6 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.51%) vCloud
16 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (17.99%) SCCM
2 30 (7.71%) SCOM
3 28 (7.20%) NetBackup
4 21 (5.40%) WSUS
5 20 (5.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (3.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (3.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (2.83%) AirWatch
8 11 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (2.31%) EdgeSight
10 8 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (1.80%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.80%) Puppet
11 7 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.29%) AppDNA
13 5 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (1.29%) Netcool
14 4 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 230 (59.13%) VMware
2 213 (54.76%) Microsoft
3 119 (30.59%) Citrix
4 73 (18.77%) HP
5 47 (12.08%) Cisco
6 35 (9.00%) Oracle
7 34 (8.74%) Red Hat
8 32 (8.23%) Symantec
9 22 (5.66%) CheckPoint
9 22 (5.66%) EMC
10 19 (4.88%) SAP
11 17 (4.37%) NetApp
12 15 (3.86%) Sophos
13 13 (3.34%) Dell
13 13 (3.34%) Intel Security
14 11 (2.83%) IBM
14 11 (2.83%) Veritas
14 11 (2.83%) Wyse
15 10 (2.57%) MobileIron
15 10 (2.57%) Veeam
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