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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 22 15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.75% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.82% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.95% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £7.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
23 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.47% 40.37% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
Average daily rate £425 £168 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.73% -40.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £97 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Belfast, County Antrim
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £20.00 - £22.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago