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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.69% 11.11% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 35.71% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £320 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +124.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £320 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £173
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -72.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
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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
27 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 34.62% 31.11% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Average daily rate £168 £275 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.09% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £240 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -72.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (36.36%) Android
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 3 (27.27%) FMCG
7 3 (27.27%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) CMDB
8 2 (18.18%) PKI
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (18.18%) Apple
8 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CMDB
1 3 (27.27%) FMCG
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Android
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) NetIQ
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) Varonis