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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.84% 4.58% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 15.60% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £525 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +98.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £263 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £277
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.49 £13.00 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +4.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.34% +8.58%
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
66 109 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.82% 29.38% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 16
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £150 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Median hourly rate £12.49 £13.16 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +5.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 6 £375 -28.57% 4
Birkenhead - 3 £500 - 2
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) SCOM
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) JIRA
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) NHS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 2 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
4 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) EdgeSight
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.14%) Legato
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
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