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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.06% 1.42% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 8.33% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £150 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
51 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.02% 17.08% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 16
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (55.56%) XenApp
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (33.33%) LAN
8 2 (22.22%) WAN
8 2 (22.22%) Unix
8 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 2 (22.22%) Solaris
8 2 (22.22%) Linux
8 2 (22.22%) SAN
8 2 (22.22%) NetApp
8 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (22.22%) Firewall
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (22.22%) SCCM
8 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (22.22%) NAS
8 2 (22.22%) F5
8 2 (22.22%) Data Centre

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 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire