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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.41% 1.94% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.63% 14.29% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate £463 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £366 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
Windows Server 2008
South Wales

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
131 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.57% 13.55% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 26 28
Average daily rate £338 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (64.71%) SAN
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
4 9 (52.94%) HP
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) Migration
6 7 (41.18%) Citrix
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) NetApp
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) IIS
10 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
10 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
10 3 (17.65%) .NET
10 3 (17.65%) C#
10 3 (17.65%) HTML
10 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
10 3 (17.65%) SAP
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 3 (17.65%) CSS
10 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) Dell
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) CruiseControl
1 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Design Authority
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Agile .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Agile C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
1 3 (17.65%) LINQ
1 3 (17.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) BDD
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) ITSM
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) HP
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Sage
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: 2 days ago