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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.93% 1.73% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.53% 8.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Median daily rate £475 £385 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% +201.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £216
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -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
103 142 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.83% 20.49% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 117 65
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £21.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +23 11 £488 +26.62% 1
Newport +13 2 £338 -
Bridgend - 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) VMware
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server
4 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
7 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (38.24%) Citrix
8 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
9 11 (32.35%) DNS
9 11 (32.35%) DHCP
9 11 (32.35%) Firewall
10 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
11 8 (23.53%) SAN
11 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
12 7 (20.59%) NetApp
12 7 (20.59%) Migration
12 7 (20.59%) SAP
12 7 (20.59%) HP
12 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (20.59%) Information Security
13 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
13 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 6 (17.65%) Cisco
14 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
14 5 (14.71%) Service Management
14 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
14 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
14 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (14.71%) SCCM

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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DHCP
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.94%) Skype
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) IT Support
3 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) IT Technician
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Migration Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Information Security
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (14.71%) Service Management
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Project Governance
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) HP
4 7 (20.59%) NetApp
4 7 (20.59%) SAP
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper
9 1 (2.94%) arcserve
9 1 (2.94%) Dell
9 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.94%) Remedy
9 1 (2.94%) Sophos
9 1 (2.94%) Symantec