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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 49 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.74% 1.29% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 9.62% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £300 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £242 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
40 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.83% 13.44% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 31
Median daily rate £400 £310 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £12.02 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £19.00 £19.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 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 23 February 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Skype
4 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (14.29%) AS400
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (14.29%) NetScaler

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas