The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 21 17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.65% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.62% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Windows Server 2008
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 38.81% 57.52% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 17
Average daily rate £300 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
County Antrim - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) General Ledger
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft