The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 8.33% - 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 30.56% 12.24% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £300 £175 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -45.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) NFS
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Games
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
1 3 (50.00%) Online Games
2 2 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) vCloud
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft