The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 21 8 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.57% 14.52% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 42.86% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 29.92% 33.87% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 29
Average daily rate £250 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £175 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.69 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Windows Server 2008
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware