The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.48% 1.65% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.81% 8.96% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Average daily rate
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£333 £315 £104
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +203.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £423 £107
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -14.63%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.75% 18.41% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 12
Average daily rate £285 £298 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +197.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £418 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £36.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (46.88%) VMware
4 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (28.13%) IIS
6 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.88%) HP
8 6 (18.75%) SCOM
8 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 5 (15.63%) CA
9 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
9 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
9 5 (15.63%) Unicenter
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Intune
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL
10 4 (12.50%) SAN
11 3 (9.38%) NetApp
11 3 (9.38%) Lotus
11 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 3 (9.38%) VBScript
11 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (28.13%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.38%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Yammer
3 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Server Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Applications Packager
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Server Support
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.63%) Unicenter
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Intune
4 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) OpenView
5 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) CA
4 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Lotus
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
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