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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.33% 0.84% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.55% 3.88% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 4
Median daily rate £450 £375 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +102.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £408 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
155 129 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.56% 21.75% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 101 48
Median daily rate £400 £336 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 18
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.60 £28.13 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +19 9 £481 +28.33%
Newport - 7 £448 - 2
Bridgend - 1 £450 - 2
Caerphilly - 1 £150 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) VMware
4 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (46.43%) Citrix
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (28.57%) SAN
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (28.57%) HP
7 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) Firewall
8 7 (25.00%) Migration
8 7 (25.00%) Information Security
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) SAP
8 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 7 (25.00%) DNS
8 7 (25.00%) NetApp
8 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (21.43%) RedGate
9 6 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (21.43%) MySQL
9 6 (21.43%) MCDBA
9 6 (21.43%) MCITP

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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Migration Architect
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Unix
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Information Security
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Disk Encryption
7 1 (3.57%) IT Governance
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) MCDBA
2 6 (21.43%) MCITP
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Nessus
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) Packer
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Rundeck
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) NetApp
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (25.00%) SAP
5 6 (21.43%) RedGate
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) arcserve
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos