The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.36% 3.18% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.24% 12.50% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £154 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £181 - £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.68% 25.45% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 26
Median daily rate £325 £223 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.06% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.75 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 4 £120 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 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 Devon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (50.00%) VMware
7 6 (42.86%) DHCP
7 6 (42.86%) DNS
7 6 (42.86%) Citrix
8 5 (35.71%) Internet
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) IIS
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco
9 4 (28.57%) SCCM
9 4 (28.57%) Office 365
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (21.43%) vSphere
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (21.43%) Windows Intune
10 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
10 3 (21.43%) Finance
10 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
10 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
6 1 (7.14%) iManage