The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.03% 1.48% 4.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.70% 5.08% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £280 £258 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -39.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £236 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £452 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +7.23%
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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.86% 29.06% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 40
Median daily rate £350 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bournemouth -4 3 £289 -42.25% 1
Poole -1 1 - -
Dorchester - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) iPhone
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) CISSP
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) iPad
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) Veeam
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Intel Security