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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.82% 3.13% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.68% 15.32% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 4
Average daily rate
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£274 £178 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.22% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £143 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £243 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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
91 111 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.45% 20.44% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 68 40
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.55 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.16 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Cardiff +5 9 £213 +6.25% 5
Newport - 4 £338 - 2
Torfaen - 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
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Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 10 (31.25%) Firewall
6 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (25.00%) Citrix
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) IIS
8 7 (21.88%) DHCP
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
8 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
11 4 (12.50%) ITIL
11 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
11 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
12 3 (9.38%) SLA
12 3 (9.38%) MSI
12 3 (9.38%) InstallShield
12 3 (9.38%) AS400

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) DHCP
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) IPv4
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) DSL
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MSI
1 3 (9.38%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) WinForms
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) WCF
2 2 (6.25%) LINQ
2 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) AS400
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.38%) OS/400
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Use Case
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
4 2 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) VCP5
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) AppSense
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
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