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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.92% 1.31% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 5.88% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £150 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
42 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.95% 22.22% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 16
Average daily rate £190 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) MS Office
6 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) Clustering
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (14.29%) DFS Replication
9 2 (14.29%) High Availability
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (14.29%) SCCM
9 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
9 2 (14.29%) Firmware
9 2 (14.29%) DMZ
9 2 (14.29%) HP
9 2 (14.29%) Dell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) High Availability
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Content Management
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) DFS Replication
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) AppSense
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