The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.17% 1.97% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.85% 9.84% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 20
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £208 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% -15.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+15.11% +15.37%
Windows Server 2008
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
329 305 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.31% 20.04% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 157 132
Median daily rate £375 £310 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Manchester region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Manchester region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (76.12%) Windows Server
3 50 (74.63%) Active Directory
4 44 (65.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (65.67%) VMware
5 43 (64.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (43.28%) Citrix
7 25 (37.31%) HP
8 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
9 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
11 16 (23.88%) SCOM
12 15 (22.39%) Application Packaging
13 14 (20.90%) AppSense
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (19.40%) ITIL
14 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
15 12 (17.91%) WSUS
15 12 (17.91%) SCCM
16 11 (16.42%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (16.42%) NetScaler
16 11 (16.42%) DHCP
17 10 (14.93%) Linux
17 10 (14.93%) Cisco
17 10 (14.93%) Thin Client
17 10 (14.93%) Wyse
17 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
17 10 (14.93%) Fat Client
18 9 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 9 (13.43%) Life Science

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (8.96%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.48%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) DHCP
1 11 (16.42%) NetScaler
2 9 (13.43%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.97%) VLAN
5 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.48%) LAN
5 3 (4.48%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 1 (1.49%) DSL
7 1 (1.49%) Firewall
7 1 (1.49%) Internet
7 1 (1.49%) PCoIP
7 1 (1.49%) Skype
7 1 (1.49%) Softphone
7 1 (1.49%) VoIP
7 1 (1.49%) WAN
7 1 (1.49%) Wireless
7 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 15 (22.39%) Citrix Specialist
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Citrix Expert
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.97%) Server Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) JSON
1 1 (1.49%) SOAP
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
1 1 (1.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Fat Client
1 10 (14.93%) Thin Client
2 9 (13.43%) Life Science
3 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
4 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.97%) PKI
6 3 (4.48%) iPad
7 1 (1.49%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (76.12%) Windows Server
3 44 (65.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (64.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.93%) Linux
7 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.45%) Solaris
7 7 (10.45%) Unix
8 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Application Packaging
2 13 (19.40%) ITIL
3 9 (13.43%) Patch Management
3 9 (13.43%) Security Patching
4 8 (11.94%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (10.45%) Migration
6 6 (8.96%) IT Governance
6 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.49%) CRM
9 1 (1.49%) DevOps
9 1 (1.49%) ERP
9 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.49%) MVC
9 1 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.49%) Project Governance
9 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) C
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (10.45%) MCP
4 6 (8.96%) DBS Check
5 5 (7.46%) MCSE
6 4 (5.97%) CCNA
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.97%) MCSA
7 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (74.63%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (10.45%) XenApp
5 5 (7.46%) vSphere
6 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.48%) NFS
6 3 (4.48%) Xen
7 1 (1.49%) NDS
7 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) SCOM
2 12 (17.91%) SCCM
2 12 (17.91%) WSUS
3 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (65.67%) VMware
2 29 (43.28%) Citrix
3 25 (37.31%) HP
4 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.90%) AppSense
6 10 (14.93%) Cisco
6 10 (14.93%) Wyse
7 8 (11.94%) Dell
8 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
9 5 (7.46%) NetApp
9 5 (7.46%) Veeam
10 4 (5.97%) 3Com
10 4 (5.97%) IBM
10 4 (5.97%) ION Trading
11 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.99%) Lotus
11 2 (2.99%) Symantec
12 1 (1.49%) Meru Networks
12 1 (1.49%) Remedy
12 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard
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