The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.50% 1.11% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.00% 6.67% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£223 £201 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% -41.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £201 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £201 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.46 - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.46 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -25.58%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.46% 16.67% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 20
Average daily rate £215 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £106 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £466 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.20 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £15.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 14 £223 - 6
Bootle - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
5 18 (51.43%) VMware
6 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
7 13 (37.14%) Citrix
8 12 (34.29%) DNS
8 12 (34.29%) IIS
9 11 (31.43%) VMware ESX
10 9 (25.71%) Clustering
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 9 (25.71%) DHCP
10 9 (25.71%) Firewall
10 9 (25.71%) Migration
11 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
11 8 (22.86%) SCCM
11 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
13 6 (17.14%) MCP
13 6 (17.14%) MS Office
13 6 (17.14%) FTP
13 6 (17.14%) HTTP
13 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
13 6 (17.14%) SMTP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (34.29%) IIS
2 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.57%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.71%) Lync
7 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) DHCP
3 6 (17.14%) FTP
3 6 (17.14%) HTTP
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) SMTP
3 6 (17.14%) SSL
3 6 (17.14%) SAN
4 5 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
6 1 (2.86%) DMZ
6 1 (2.86%) SMS
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (5.71%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Support Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) ICT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.14%) Patch Management
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.57%) ERP
5 3 (8.57%) Server Building
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.86%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) MCP
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
3 11 (31.43%) VMware ESX
4 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (14.29%) XenApp
7 3 (8.57%) vSphere
8 2 (5.71%) Xen
9 1 (2.86%) Firmware
9 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) EMC
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) AppSense
7 1 (2.86%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.86%) Acronis
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
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