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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 65 32 9
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.97% 1.95% 13.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 5.88% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate £488 £250 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -48.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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
172 68 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 41.55% 33.17% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 24
Average daily rate £460 £400 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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
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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Telford -28 4 £488 - 1
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (28.57%) IPv4
5 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) IPv4
1 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
2 2 (28.57%) VMware