The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.03% 2.75% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 13.64% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £100 £245 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.13 - £16.25
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 Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.15% 20.18% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 6
Median daily rate £200 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.18 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.88% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2008
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Support
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware