The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.42% 3.09% 6.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 14.63% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 11
Median daily rate - £345 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +84.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £313 £308
% change year-on-year +7.60% +1.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 41 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 19.86% 21.13% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 36
Median daily rate £380 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £170 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -4.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Norfolk

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Norfolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Norfolk

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Norfolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Norfolk

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Norwich +4 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 1 (20.00%) OpenEdge
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Progress
1 1 (20.00%) VMware