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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 43 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.64% 2.98% 8.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.41% 13.93% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 24
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£385 £135 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.18% -52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £125 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £445 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.90 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.54% -5.23%
Windows Server 2008
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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
145 122 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.26% 21.37% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 83 71
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £130 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.91 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -7 10 £385 +196.15% 7
Newport -4 5 £400 -10.11%
Windows Server 2008
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Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) VMware
4 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
5 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
5 11 (29.73%) Migration
6 10 (27.03%) SAN
7 9 (24.32%) Citrix
7 9 (24.32%) HP
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
9 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
9 7 (18.92%) ITIL
9 7 (18.92%) Dell
10 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (16.22%) 3PAR
11 5 (13.51%) Office 365
11 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
11 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco
12 4 (10.81%) SMTP
12 4 (10.81%) DHCP
12 4 (10.81%) DNS
12 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.81%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) Lync
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) SMTP
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) IPv4
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) PABX
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) MSBuild
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (10.81%) LINQ
1 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
2 3 (8.11%) WCF
2 3 (8.11%) WinForms
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Use Case
5 3 (8.11%) MVVM
5 3 (8.11%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) OOP
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.70%) Server Building
7 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) CCENT
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) HP
3 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Dell
5 6 (16.22%) 3PAR
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco
7 4 (10.81%) Lotus
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) Clearswift
8 2 (5.41%) AppSense
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam
9 1 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) Novell
9 1 (2.70%) IBM
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