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 30 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.17% - 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
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 £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -4.75%
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
10 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 20.83% 52.17% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate £139 £288 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.73% -51.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £40.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £40.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 October 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Online Games
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) vCloud
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 4 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) vCloud
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee