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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.47% 4.47% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 29.63% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£176 £338 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+481.39% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +10.25%
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
48 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.53% 15.08% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 7
Average daily rate £255 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.07% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.75 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.34% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Extranet
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Extranet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Document Management
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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