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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West / Dorset
Rank 14 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.45% - 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.59% - 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -

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
29 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.39% 21.24% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 25
Median daily rate £263 £180 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -30.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £128 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.80% +68.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 - 3 £195 - 1
Blandford Forum - 1 £263 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) Migration
8 5 (31.25%) MS Office
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (25.00%) Office 365
9 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (18.75%) CRM
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (12.50%) ITIL
11 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
11 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
11 2 (12.50%) IPv4
11 2 (12.50%) LAN
11 2 (12.50%) WAN
11 2 (12.50%) VMS
11 2 (12.50%) DHCP
11 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 2 (12.50%) DNS
11 2 (12.50%) Service Management
11 2 (12.50%) ITSM

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 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Kentico
4 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) IPv4
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Support Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Migration Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Server Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) IT Trainer
6 2 (12.50%) Server Support
6 2 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Trainer
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ADO
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) VMS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) VMware