The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tunbridge Wells 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 2.22% 17.07% 18.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 87.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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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 Tunbridge Wells region.

Operating Systems Category
Tunbridge Wells
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 60.00% 19.51% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £85 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.71% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Mercator
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Foglight
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Mercator
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) F5