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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Devon / Exeter
Rank 27 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.32% 1.98% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 11.76% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
31 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 20.39% 16.83% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 9
Median daily rate £175 £255 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £408 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £11.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +53.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

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 3 (75.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco