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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 35 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.04% 0.86% 8.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 5.66% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £350 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
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 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.52%
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
70 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.81% 15.14% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 27
Median daily rate £375 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £146 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 14
Median hourly rate £16.93 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £25.00
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 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
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 10 December 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 +11 6 £350 - 2
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
6 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (50.00%) XenApp
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) Citrix
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (30.00%) LAN
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (30.00%) Firewall
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (20.00%) vSphere
9 2 (20.00%) SCCM
9 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (20.00%) NAS
9 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
9 2 (20.00%) F5
9 2 (20.00%) SAN
9 2 (20.00%) NetApp
9 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (20.00%) WAN
9 2 (20.00%) DHCP
9 2 (20.00%) DNS
9 2 (20.00%) SLA

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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire