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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.57% 4.12% 14.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.50% 13.21% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £488 £200 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.05% -59.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
133 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.89% 31.18% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 21
Median daily rate £460 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £540 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 May 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 -33 2 £488 - 1
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 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

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:

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
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