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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.72% 3.69% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.31% 17.07% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 6
Average daily rate
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£270 £175 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -34.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £303 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.23 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.23% -19.04%
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
104 123 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.49% 21.62% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 46
Average daily rate £323 £265 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +6 10 £213 +6.25% 7
Newport - 3 £350 - 2
Glamorgan - 1 £280 -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
6 10 (31.25%) Citrix
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
9 7 (21.88%) DHCP
9 7 (21.88%) DNS
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco
10 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 5 (15.63%) IIS
11 5 (15.63%) Linux
12 4 (12.50%) ITIL
12 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
12 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
12 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
13 3 (9.38%) Migration
13 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
4 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) IPv4
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
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 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
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 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.38%) OS/400
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
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 6 (18.75%) 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 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) 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
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.38%) AppSense
6 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Lotus
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