The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tunbridge Wells region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 18.92% 20.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-11.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
Tunbridge Wells
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 21.62% 40.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate £350 £150 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2008
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Tunbridge Wells region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Veeam
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) MPLS
1 4 (57.14%) OSPF
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Security
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
1 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Veeam