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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.38% 4.85% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 26.32% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £120 - £148
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Devon

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
8 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.52% 18.45% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 13
Average daily rate £120 £275 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £11.06 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.57% +0.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) iPad
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) iPhone

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
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