The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Shropshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.94% 5.00% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 13.64% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate £490 £459 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £448 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £470 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 38.81% 36.67% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 31
Average daily rate £341 £346 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £264 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £473 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford +4 10 £490 +6.81% 1
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (50.00%) SCCM
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity
7 6 (27.27%) SCOM
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) IBM
7 6 (27.27%) EMC
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 5 (22.73%) AIX
8 5 (22.73%) Solaris
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
8 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
9 4 (18.18%) SUSE
9 4 (18.18%) Replication
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (18.18%) FTP
9 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
9 4 (18.18%) HP
10 3 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (13.64%) MSI
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) FTP
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) AIX
5 5 (22.73%) Solaris
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) SUSE
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) OCP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
2 6 (27.27%) SCOM
3 3 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) MOM
4 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) EMC
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
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