The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 28 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.56% 5.60% 4.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 22.03% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.53 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.28% +43.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 59 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.43% 25.43% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 12
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £157 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £322 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.75 £29.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
Bath - - - - 10
Clevedon - - - - 1
Yeovil - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
5 7 (53.85%) HP
5 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) Back Office
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (30.77%) MCITP
8 4 (30.77%) Service Management
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (30.77%) SLA
8 4 (30.77%) MCP
8 4 (30.77%) UNIX
8 4 (30.77%) MCSE
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (23.08%) Front Office
9 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
9 3 (23.08%) Change Management
9 3 (23.08%) Statistics
9 3 (23.08%) assyst

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) assyst
2 1 (7.69%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) Ingres
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
2 3 (23.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Technician
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Technician
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Statistics
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
1 1 (7.69%) VB6
1 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 4 (30.77%) MCSE
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 14001
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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