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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.16% 4.20% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.81% 22.22% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £200 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -5.12%
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
64 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.71% 18.88% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 24
Median daily rate £250 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Taunton +10 1 - -
Clevedon -2 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 £200 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos