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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 21 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.20% 1.74% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.00% 8.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£168 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 - £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £283 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.73% -13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
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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
25 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 14.45% 20.87% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 11
Average daily rate £200 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £376 £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 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) Server Hardening
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Nessus
6 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Replication
7 2 (14.29%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) Back Office
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Veeam
7 2 (14.29%) WSUS
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nessus
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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