The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 20 19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth - 3.85% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.53% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £409 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +10.25%
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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 Bournemouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 20.72% 36.54% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 26
Average daily rate £393 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.26% +17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.13 £11.75 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.21% +22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (20.00%) VCP5
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DTS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VCP5
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Sun