The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 3.62% 3.81% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 21.05% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£400 £445 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +50.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Windows Server 2008
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Operating Systems Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 18.12% 18.10% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
Average daily rate £365 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £465 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Lotus
4 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
4 4 (57.14%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) SMTP
4 4 (57.14%) Clearswift
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Use Case
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
6 2 (28.57%) IaaS
6 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
1 4 (57.14%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Development Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Lotus
1 4 (57.14%) Clearswift
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat