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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.60% 3.00% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 8.39% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £300 £331 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +51.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
66 155 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.88% 35.71% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 112 27
Median daily rate £400 £334 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% +66.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £459 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -16.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.75 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) NetApp
4 6 (60.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) SAP
4 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (60.00%) Information Security
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) Service Management
6 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
9 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (10.00%) SDLC
9 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (10.00%) IPv6
9 1 (10.00%) DHCP
9 1 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) IPv6
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (40.00%) Migration Architect
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft