The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.77% 3.28% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.59% 14.18% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 26
Median daily rate £200 £175 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £168 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £389 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
Windows Server 2008
Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 134 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.92% 23.14% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 83
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -0.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £15.75 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Cardiff +4 10 £200 +17.64% 4
Newport +15 3 £200 -50.00%
Bridgend - 2 £400 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
6 18 (46.15%) VMware
7 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
8 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) Office 365
9 8 (20.51%) Migration
9 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) ITIL
10 7 (17.95%) Citrix
10 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 6 (15.38%) Clustering
11 6 (15.38%) DNS
11 6 (15.38%) DHCP
11 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (12.82%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
12 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
12 5 (12.82%) SMTP
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.82%) IBM Notes
12 5 (12.82%) IBM Domino

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (12.82%) IBM Domino
2 5 (12.82%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DHCP
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) SMTP
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.38%) IT Support
4 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (7.69%) IT Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.26%) Linux
8 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
1 8 (20.51%) Migration
2 3 (7.69%) Server Building
3 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.56%) ERP
3 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.56%) Information Security
3 1 (2.56%) ITSM
3 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.56%) Project Governance
3 1 (2.56%) Project Management
3 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.56%) Service Management
3 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.26%) vSphere
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) SCCM
3 4 (10.26%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Lotus
5 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 3 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.13%) Clearswift
7 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) arcserve
8 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) Sophos
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
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