The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 28 41 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.26% 1.27% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 3.25% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £253
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £18.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 123 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.72% 38.92% 59.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 40
Median daily rate £400 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Telford +17 6 £400 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (25.00%) OneDrive
6 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) IPv4
1 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) ICT Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Release Management
1 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Netcool
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas