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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.70% 3.15% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.39% 12.50% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£675 £280 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% +24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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
79 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 32.51% 25.20% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 34
Average daily rate £325 £340 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +37.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -56.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
6 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (44.44%) Citrix
8 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
8 7 (38.89%) MS Office
8 7 (38.89%) VMware
9 6 (33.33%) DNS
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (27.78%) SCCM
11 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (22.22%) Clustering
11 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
11 4 (22.22%) DHCP
11 4 (22.22%) ITIL
12 3 (16.67%) SQL
12 3 (16.67%) IIS
12 3 (16.67%) HP
12 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
12 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
13 2 (11.11%) DFS Replication

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) DMZ
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) SMS
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) Firmware
4 2 (11.11%) DFS Replication
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 2 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) AppSense
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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