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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.57% 1.30% 6.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 6.67% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£169 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 - £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.79% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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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
27 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 15.43% 19.48% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 9
Average daily rate £200 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £373 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Nessus
5 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) vSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (23.08%) Server Hardening
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) Veeam
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (15.38%) Replication
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Statistics
7 1 (7.69%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) HP