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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.02% 4.31% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 12.82% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £300 £220 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +7.23%
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
15 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.15% 33.62% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 15
Median daily rate £300 £220 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
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 Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 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
County Antrim +3 2 £300 +36.36%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy