The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Devon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.72% 4.44% 4.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.69% 25.81% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Average daily rate £285 £135 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -56.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £135 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £135 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 31 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 20.55% 17.22% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 28
Average daily rate £225 £200 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -38.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £375 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.84 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.40% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.20 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £125.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Devon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 15 £285 - 1
Exeter -2 2 £148 +9.25%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (59.46%) VMware
5 19 (51.35%) MS Office
6 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
6 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
7 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
7 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
8 9 (24.32%) Office 365
8 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
9 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (21.62%) MCSE
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (18.92%) MCSA
10 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
11 6 (16.22%) Citrix
11 6 (16.22%) Migration
11 6 (16.22%) Scrum
11 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.22%) Kanban
12 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
12 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL
12 5 (13.51%) HP
12 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
12 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Office
2 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) VoIP
2 3 (8.11%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) Ajax
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) HPUX
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Migration
1 6 (16.22%) Scrum
1 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (16.22%) Kanban
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Data Management
3 4 (10.81%) Time Management
4 3 (8.11%) Business Development
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Content Management
5 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.70%) Android Development
5 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.70%) OOP
5 1 (2.70%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) MVC
5 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) MCSE
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.11%) XenApp
6 2 (5.41%) vSphere
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Compaq
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) CommVault
6 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
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