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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.30% 2.51% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 7.93% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Median daily rate £150 £419 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.17% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £160 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -

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
105 164 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.78% 31.72% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 124 56
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Caerphilly - 3 £150 -
Cardiff +6 2 £300 -28.35% 4
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
5 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (37.04%) Citrix
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (33.33%) HP
8 9 (33.33%) Firewall
9 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle
10 7 (25.93%) DHCP
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
11 6 (22.22%) NetApp
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (22.22%) MySQL
11 6 (22.22%) SAP
11 6 (22.22%) MCDBA
11 6 (22.22%) Migration
11 6 (22.22%) Information Security
11 6 (22.22%) MCITP
11 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) RedGate
11 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (22.22%) Data Centre

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 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) DHCP
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) IPv6
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Migration Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Information Security
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
1 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (3.70%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCDBA
2 6 (22.22%) MCITP
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.70%) PowerHA
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Nessus
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) Packer
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Rundeck
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) NetApp
6 6 (22.22%) RedGate
6 6 (22.22%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.41%) Symantec
9 1 (3.70%) arcserve
9 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
9 1 (3.70%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (3.70%) Remedy
9 1 (3.70%) Sophos