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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.81% 1.09% 6.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.45% 5.71% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 11
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£275 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £263 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
44 35 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.53% 19.02% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 38
Average daily rate £388 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £144 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £379 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.81 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +8 8 £275 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 2
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) SCCM
7 7 (28.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
10 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) SAN
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (12.00%) Intel
11 3 (12.00%) LAN
11 3 (12.00%) WAN
11 3 (12.00%) MS Office
11 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
11 3 (12.00%) ARCserve
12 2 (8.00%) Project Management
12 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (8.00%) MVC
12 2 (8.00%) Finance
12 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
12 2 (8.00%) WSUS
12 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Applications Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Storage Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Data Management
2 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (8.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.00%) UML
2 2 (8.00%) SOA
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) MVC
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
1 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) Mitel
4 2 (8.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Cognos
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago