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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 16 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.17% 6.94% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 41.67% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £170 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
19 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 13.77% 16.67% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 32
Median daily rate £200 £200 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £152 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £373 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Exeter 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Avaya
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) iPhone
7 1 (14.29%) iPad
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (14.29%) iManage
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (14.29%) DNS
7 1 (14.29%) SLA
7 1 (14.29%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) MCSA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) iManage
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds