The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Exeter region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.92% 9.32% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 47.83% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £148 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 22.12% 19.49% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Average daily rate £175 £285 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.84 £125.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.72% +762.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Devon

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 18 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) Compaq
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) AIX
8 2 (16.67%) HPUX
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) CommVault
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
9 1 (8.33%) Migration
9 1 (8.33%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Compaq
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) CommVault
5 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow