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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.76% 3.90% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.38% 14.81% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 22
Median daily rate £326 £218 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £148 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £314 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +8.70%
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
153 135 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.12% 26.32% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 90 77
Median daily rate £350 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 8
Median hourly rate £13.35 £11.97 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.26 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 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
Cardiff -15 9 £250 +47.05% 5
Newport +24 6 £275 -21.42% 2
Bridgend - 1 £400 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (55.26%) VMware
4 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (31.58%) Citrix
8 11 (28.95%) Migration
9 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
10 9 (23.68%) Office 365
10 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
11 8 (21.05%) NetApp
11 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
12 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
13 6 (15.79%) Clustering
13 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.79%) SAN
13 6 (15.79%) DHCP
13 6 (15.79%) DNS
13 6 (15.79%) HP
13 6 (15.79%) Cisco
14 5 (13.16%) SMTP
14 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
14 5 (13.16%) ITIL
14 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
14 5 (13.16%) IBM Domino
14 5 (13.16%) Firewall

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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (13.16%) IBM Domino
2 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) DHCP
1 6 (15.79%) DNS
1 6 (15.79%) SAN
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) SMTP
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.79%) Technical Design Authority
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Linux
7 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Information Security
3 3 (7.89%) ITSM
3 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
3 3 (7.89%) Server Building
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) ERP
4 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) VMware
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) Citrix
4 8 (21.05%) NetApp
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) HP
6 5 (13.16%) Lotus
7 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.89%) SAP
9 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.26%) Clearswift
9 2 (5.26%) Juniper
10 1 (2.63%) arcserve
10 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.63%) Remedy
10 1 (2.63%) Sophos
10 1 (2.63%) Symantec
10 1 (2.63%) Veeam
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