The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 2 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 10.00% - 12.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £231
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
Windows Server 2008
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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 Bolton region.

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 10.00% 16.67% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £150 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Windows Server 2008
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec