The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.70% 4.02% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £394 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.95% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.17% 30.15% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 10
Average daily rate £413 £175 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -48.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £420 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Liverpool region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Liverpool region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) VMware
8 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco
9 3 (23.08%) DHCP
9 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 3 (23.08%) MS Office
9 3 (23.08%) HP
9 3 (23.08%) SCCM
9 3 (23.08%) SCOM
9 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
10 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (15.38%) XenApp
10 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 2 (15.38%) vSphere
10 2 (15.38%) Finance

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Confluence
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 5 (38.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
6 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCEA
1 1 (7.69%) CCEE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) EdgeSight
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel