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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.10% 4.35% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 11.11% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +82.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -20.45%
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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
21 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 23.08% 39.13% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 18
Average daily rate £160 £450 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £354 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -56.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco