The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stevenage region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 7 10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - 6.25% 7.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.00% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.76% 31.25% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate £175 £250 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £213 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Hertfordshire

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 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) HP SIM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Build Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix