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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.80% 2.42% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.74% 10.26% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
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£200 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -9.21%
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
73 39 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 29.08% 23.64% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 38
Average daily rate £331 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £88 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 13
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.76 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +4 1 - - 4
Poole - - - - 2
Beaminster - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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