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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 21 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.24% 1.18% 5.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.64% 8.82% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £413 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +47.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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
56 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.67% 13.39% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 17
Median daily rate £350 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +106.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £185 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 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 24 January 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) NAS
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) XenApp
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (33.33%) F5
6 4 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) SUSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (16.67%) SUSE
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) NetApp
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire