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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.85% 3.57% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 16.95% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £310 £310 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
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
42 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.93% 21.07% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 27
Average daily rate £310 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £163 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.10 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
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 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) arcserve
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) arcserve
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago