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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.36% 2.33% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.39% 12.90% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Average daily rate £463 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
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
176 93 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.00% 18.06% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 57 41
Average daily rate £338 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £145 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £17.35 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -9 10 £463 +105.55% 4
Newport -3 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (54.55%) SAN
4 12 (54.55%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) HP
5 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (36.36%) Migration
8 7 (31.82%) NetApp
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 4 (18.18%) Dell
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.64%) Scrum
12 3 (13.64%) ITSM
12 3 (13.64%) MVC
12 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 3 (13.64%) Project Management
12 3 (13.64%) Service Management
12 3 (13.64%) Information Security
12 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.64%) TDD
12 3 (13.64%) CruiseControl

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) CruiseControl
1 3 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Technical Design Authority
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Developer
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
1 3 (13.64%) LINQ
1 3 (13.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) BDD
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
2 3 (13.64%) ITSM
2 3 (13.64%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) Project Governance
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
2 3 (13.64%) Scrum
2 3 (13.64%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) TDD
2 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCITP
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) HP
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
5 4 (18.18%) Dell
6 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
6 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 3 (13.64%) Veeam
7 2 (9.09%) Sage
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco
8 1 (4.55%) Sophos
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: 3 days ago