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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.97% 4.67% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 15.91% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £265 £176
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
46 88 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.25% 29.33% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 22
Median daily rate £400 £165 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £135.00 £15.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (46.67%) NHS
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) Confluence
8 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (20.00%) Puppet
8 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
8 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (20.00%) OpenVPN
8 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
8 3 (20.00%) Route 53
8 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
8 3 (20.00%) GitHub
8 3 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (20.00%) DataStax
8 3 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics

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 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Confluence
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (20.00%) SAS
3 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
1 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
1 3 (20.00%) Route 53
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (20.00%) DataStax
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (20.00%) GitLab
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) NHS
2 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) Squid
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Nessus
2 3 (20.00%) Oozie
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Rundeck
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Endeca
2 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Qualys
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware