The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.91% 5.37% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 22.86% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
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£334 £195 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.15% +47.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -24.41%
Windows Server 2008
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 70 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.97% 23.49% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 11
Average daily rate £375 £213 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £135 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.00 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -4 2 £334 +66.87%
Stowmarket - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) MCITP
9 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
9 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) WAN
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) MCSE
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) ARCserve
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 2 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
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