The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 39 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.71% 2.80% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 8.66% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £300 £419 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +97.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 127 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.91% 32.32% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 101 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% +13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
5 7 (63.64%) SAN
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (54.55%) Information Security
6 6 (54.55%) NetApp
6 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 6 (54.55%) HP
6 6 (54.55%) SAP
6 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (54.55%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Service Management
7 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 2 (18.18%) DHCP
9 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (18.18%) Firewall
9 2 (18.18%) Project Management
9 2 (18.18%) XenApp
9 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
9 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
10 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) IPv6
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Migration Architect
4 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) IT Support
6 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Server Support
6 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) NetApp
3 6 (54.55%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic