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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 9 3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells - 8.00% 38.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Windows Server 2008
Kent

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
10 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 30.30% 8.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016, 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%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Foglight
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (33.33%) Foglight
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) HP