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 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.34% 2.47% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.65% 12.90% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 18
Median daily rate £325 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £201 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £19.24 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +13.84%
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
369 279 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.07% 19.11% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 122 126
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 45 37
Median hourly rate £14.88 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 June 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 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 53 (75.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (68.57%) Windows Server
5 45 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (64.29%) VMware
6 37 (52.86%) Citrix
7 33 (47.14%) HP
8 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 20 (28.57%) Application Packaging
10 19 (27.14%) AppSense
11 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
11 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (24.29%) NetScaler
13 16 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (20.00%) Thin Client
14 14 (20.00%) Wyse
14 14 (20.00%) Fat Client
15 13 (18.57%) DHCP
16 12 (17.14%) Cisco
17 11 (15.71%) DNS
17 11 (15.71%) Windows 7
18 10 (14.29%) SCOM
18 10 (14.29%) IT Governance
18 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
18 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
19 9 (12.86%) Finance
19 9 (12.86%) Migration
19 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 8 (11.43%) NetApp

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 (8.57%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.29%) SoftLayer
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) NetScaler
2 13 (18.57%) DHCP
3 11 (15.71%) DNS
4 7 (10.00%) SAN
5 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.57%) VLAN
6 5 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
8 2 (2.86%) WAN
9 1 (1.43%) DSL
9 1 (1.43%) Firewall
9 1 (1.43%) Internet
9 1 (1.43%) PCoIP
9 1 (1.43%) Skype
9 1 (1.43%) Softphone
9 1 (1.43%) VoIP
9 1 (1.43%) Wireless
9 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Citrix Specialist
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.57%) Citrix Expert
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Specialist
5 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (5.71%) Server Specialist
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Designer
6 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) JSON
1 1 (1.43%) SOAP
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
1 1 (1.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 14 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.00%) Life Science
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) PKI
5 3 (4.29%) Clustering
5 3 (4.29%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (75.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (68.57%) Windows Server
4 45 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.71%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.71%) Unix
8 3 (4.29%) Solaris
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.43%) AIX
10 1 (1.43%) HPUX
10 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 10 (14.29%) IT Governance
2 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 9 (12.86%) Migration
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.71%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.43%) CRM
8 1 (1.43%) DevOps
8 1 (1.43%) Document Management
8 1 (1.43%) ERP
8 1 (1.43%) MVC
8 1 (1.43%) Project Governance
8 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) C
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.57%) MCSE
3 5 (7.14%) MCSA
4 4 (5.71%) CCNA
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.29%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.29%) MCP
5 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (10.00%) XenApp
5 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.14%) vSphere
6 3 (4.29%) NFS
6 3 (4.29%) Xen
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) SCOM
2 6 (8.57%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) WSUS
3 4 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.86%) vMotion
5 1 (1.43%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (64.29%) VMware
2 37 (52.86%) Citrix
3 33 (47.14%) HP
4 19 (27.14%) AppSense
5 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.00%) Wyse
7 12 (17.14%) Cisco
8 8 (11.43%) Dell
8 8 (11.43%) NetApp
9 5 (7.14%) IBM
9 5 (7.14%) Veeam
10 4 (5.71%) 3Com
10 4 (5.71%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.71%) ION Trading
10 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.29%) Symantec
12 2 (2.86%) EMC
12 2 (2.86%) Lotus
12 2 (2.86%) Oracle
12 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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