The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 82 96 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -55
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 62 51 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.06% 1.60% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.84% 7.53% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 45
Average daily rate £290 £279 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £156 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.07% +29.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
Windows Server 2008
England

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
630 677 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.95% 21.19% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 373 246
Average daily rate £350 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £150 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 73
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.60 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South West region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South West region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire -2 22 £350 +27.27% 8
Bristol +7 14 £263 +50.00% 7
Devon -2 10 £188 -11.76% 3
Somerset +10 9 £263 +138.63% 3
Gloucestershire +6 6 £290 -25.64% 8
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (67.90%) Windows Server
3 108 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 103 (63.58%) Active Directory
5 86 (53.09%) Microsoft
6 80 (49.38%) VMware
7 67 (41.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (33.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 55 (33.95%) Windows 7
9 53 (32.72%) MS Exchange
10 39 (24.07%) DNS
10 39 (24.07%) ITIL
11 35 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (20.99%) DHCP
13 28 (17.28%) Security Cleared
14 27 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 27 (16.67%) HP
15 26 (16.05%) Citrix
15 26 (16.05%) PowerShell
16 25 (15.43%) SQL Server
17 24 (14.81%) MS Office
17 24 (14.81%) SQL
17 24 (14.81%) Linux
18 23 (14.20%) SAN
18 23 (14.20%) vSphere
19 20 (12.35%) NetApp
19 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
19 20 (12.35%) Cisco
19 20 (12.35%) VMware ESX
20 19 (11.73%) Migration

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 53 (32.72%) MS Exchange
2 35 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (11.73%) IIS
5 15 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (7.41%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.09%) Lync
9 3 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.23%) Apache
10 2 (1.23%) CMS
10 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.62%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (14.81%) MS Office
2 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.88%) Office 365
2 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.85%) SaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.62%) IaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.07%) DNS
2 34 (20.99%) DHCP
3 23 (14.20%) SAN
4 18 (11.11%) Firewall
5 13 (8.02%) Internet
5 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
6 12 (7.41%) LAN
7 10 (6.17%) WAN
8 8 (4.94%) Kerberos
8 8 (4.94%) LDAP
9 7 (4.32%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (4.32%) VPN
10 5 (3.09%) VoIP
11 4 (2.47%) NAS
12 2 (1.23%) Intranet
12 2 (1.23%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.23%) MPLS
12 2 (1.23%) VLAN
13 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) MS Access
4 2 (1.23%) MySQL
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.23%) JIRA
3 2 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.62%) MorphX
General
1 11 (6.79%) Back Office
2 9 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (14.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (12.96%) Analyst
4 18 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.64%) Administrator
6 12 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 10 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.56%) Support Technician
9 8 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.94%) Developer
9 8 (4.94%) IT Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Server Support
11 6 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.88%) .NET
2 9 (5.56%) Web Services
3 5 (3.09%) WCF
4 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.85%) HTML
6 2 (1.23%) Middleware
6 2 (1.23%) WPF
7 1 (0.62%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (10.49%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.02%) Fat Client
2 13 (8.02%) Thin Client
3 9 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (4.94%) Replication
5 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.47%) Clustering
7 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.85%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.85%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) CESG
8 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.62%) PDA
9 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (67.90%) Windows Server
3 108 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (41.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (33.95%) Windows 7
6 24 (14.81%) Linux
7 14 (8.64%) Unix
8 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.94%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.07%) ITIL
2 19 (11.73%) Migration
3 18 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (7.41%) DevOps
4 12 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.17%) Time Management
6 8 (4.94%) CAD
6 8 (4.94%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.32%) Information Security
8 6 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (3.70%) Service Management
8 6 (3.70%) SFIA
9 5 (3.09%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.09%) Patch Management
9 5 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.47%) Data Security
10 4 (2.47%) Unit Testing
11 3 (1.85%) Business Continuity
11 3 (1.85%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.05%) PowerShell
2 24 (14.81%) SQL
3 11 (6.79%) C#
4 6 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.70%) Perl
5 4 (2.47%) VBScript
6 2 (1.23%) C
6 2 (1.23%) Python
6 2 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.62%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (9.88%) MCSE
3 16 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.79%) MCSA
4 11 (6.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.47%) CCNA
6 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.47%) Degree
7 3 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.85%) MCITP
8 1 (0.62%) CCDA
8 1 (0.62%) MCP
8 1 (0.62%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) QA
2 8 (4.94%) SLA
3 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.85%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (63.58%) Active Directory
2 55 (33.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.20%) vSphere
4 20 (12.35%) VMware ESX
5 19 (11.73%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 13 (8.02%) XenApp
8 6 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.09%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.47%) XenServer
11 3 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) SCCM
2 8 (4.94%) FreeIPA
2 8 (4.94%) WSUS
3 4 (2.47%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.85%) Nessus
4 3 (1.85%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.23%) OpenView
5 2 (1.23%) SCOM
5 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.62%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.62%) SCSM
6 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 86 (53.09%) Microsoft
2 80 (49.38%) VMware
3 27 (16.67%) HP
4 26 (16.05%) Citrix
5 20 (12.35%) Cisco
5 20 (12.35%) NetApp
6 11 (6.79%) EMC
6 11 (6.79%) Symantec
7 10 (6.17%) Sophos
8 8 (4.94%) Dell
9 7 (4.32%) Wyse
10 5 (3.09%) Veeam
11 4 (2.47%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.47%) AppSense
11 4 (2.47%) CA
12 3 (1.85%) Lotus
12 3 (1.85%) Oracle
12 3 (1.85%) Websense
13 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
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