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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.48% 0.93% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 4.12% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £488 £323 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +74.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £169 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £393 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
88 97 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.33% 22.45% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 34
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Median hourly rate £11.17 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 9 December 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 9 December 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) Citrix
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (66.67%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (58.33%) HP
6 7 (58.33%) NetApp
6 7 (58.33%) SAP
6 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (58.33%) Information Security
6 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
6 7 (58.33%) Migration
7 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (41.67%) Service Management
8 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
9 3 (25.00%) Firewall
9 3 (25.00%) Project Management
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (25.00%) Project Governance
9 3 (25.00%) Degree
10 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
10 2 (16.67%) XenApp
10 2 (16.67%) DHCP
10 2 (16.67%) DNS
10 2 (16.67%) Cisco
10 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Migration Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Design Authority
6 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Citrix
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) NetApp
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic