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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.92% 1.56% 5.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 8.89% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £193 £335 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.53% +71.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £203 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £467 £212
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £324 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -5.26%
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
36 45 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.51% 17.58% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 43
Median daily rate £388 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £21.88 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.38 £17.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 2 £193 -61.50%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Prism
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Documentum
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Kofax
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Robotics

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Documentum
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Prism
1 2 (40.00%) Kofax
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware