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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.16% 4.88% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 15.87% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £575 £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
51 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.77% 30.73% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 27
Median daily rate £300 £250 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 May 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 -3 3 £575 +210.81%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Software Licensing
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
8 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 3 (21.43%) IIS
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) Kofax
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) Project Management
9 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (14.29%) .NET

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 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Documentum
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (35.71%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Server Migration Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Server Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Software Licensing
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Blue Prism
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Kofax
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft