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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.35% 5.24% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.84% 18.25% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 4
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£213 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £214 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.19
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -10.08%
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
109 137 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.29% 28.72% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 74 29
Average daily rate £325 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £23.05 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -21 5 £146 -41.80% 7
Newport - 1 - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
4 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 13 (29.55%) Citrix
8 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 11 (25.00%) SQL
9 11 (25.00%) XenApp
10 10 (22.73%) MS Office
10 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
11 9 (20.45%) DNS
11 9 (20.45%) XenDesktop
11 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
12 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
12 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (15.91%) Red Gate
13 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
13 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
13 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (13.64%) LAN
14 6 (13.64%) WAN
14 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.55%) Lync
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) LAN
2 6 (13.64%) WAN
3 5 (11.36%) SAN
3 5 (11.36%) Firewall
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) MPLS
5 2 (4.55%) DSL
5 2 (4.55%) DHCP
5 2 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.36%) MySQL
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.27%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) SQL DBA
3 6 (13.64%) DBA
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.55%) Server Support
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
6 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
2 4 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.27%) ERP
3 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.27%) Network Design
3 1 (2.27%) Change Control
3 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) C
4 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) MCITP
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) XenApp
3 9 (20.45%) XenDesktop
4 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.55%) vSphere
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 2 (4.55%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) Citrix
4 7 (15.91%) Red Gate
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle
6 3 (6.82%) Adobe
6 3 (6.82%) Symantec
7 2 (4.55%) McAfee
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.55%) Mitel
7 2 (4.55%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.55%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) Intel
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) Cognos
8 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
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