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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.30% 4.38% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 24.14% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Median daily rate £288 £334 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% -12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £209 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £352 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
55 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.29% 18.13% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 40
Median daily rate £356 £325 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) Intranet
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Symantec
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (11.11%) CRM
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 1 (11.11%) DHCP

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 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Simpana
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) arcserve
5 1 (11.11%) CommVault
5 1 (11.11%) Finjan
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp