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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.40% 4.56% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.45% 16.22% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £325 £230 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.34 £18.46 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +47.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +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
49 74 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.60% 28.14% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 15
Median daily rate £350 £215 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.53 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £18.46 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) NHS
5 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Confluence
9 3 (17.65%) Puppet
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
9 3 (17.65%) Scala
9 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
9 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
9 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
9 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (17.65%) OpenVPN
9 3 (17.65%) Route 53

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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Confluence
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
4 3 (17.65%) SAS
4 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudTrail
1 3 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
1 3 (17.65%) Route 53
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
1 3 (17.65%) DataStax
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (17.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (17.65%) GitLab
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Service Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) NHS
2 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
5 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) Scala
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.76%) Squid
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nessus
1 3 (17.65%) Oozie
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Rundeck
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) AppDynamics
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Endeca
2 3 (17.65%) Hortonworks
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Qualys
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp