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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.05% 3.17% 6.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 10.53% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £438 £150 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+192.64% -52.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £285
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +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
110 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.73% 30.16% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 10 12
Median daily rate £443 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £150 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Telford -15 15 £438 - 2
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
4 8 (47.06%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
4 8 (47.06%) SCCM
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (35.29%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (29.41%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (29.41%) IPv4
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) JIRA
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps
8 4 (23.53%) Confluence
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (17.65%) Puppet
9 3 (17.65%) Terraform
9 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
9 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
9 3 (17.65%) VPN

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 (23.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) IPv4
1 5 (29.41%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Build Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Terraform
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle