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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.27% 6.49% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 35.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 19.11% 18.18% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 9
Average daily rate £275 £310 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -29.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £121 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £413 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 23 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Compaq
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Summit
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Summit
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Compaq
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware