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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 77 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 71 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.33% 3.18% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.68% 14.76% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 51
Median daily rate £335 £319 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £130 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Median hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.60 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.40 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +5.88%
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
665 691 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.85% 21.55% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 408 349
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 82 91
Median hourly rate £15.26 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £39.10 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 25 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Bristol +15 29 £320 +79.02% 2
Wiltshire -23 14 £450 +28.57% 1
Gloucestershire -6 9 £306 +75.00% 3
Dorset -5 6 £250 +8.69% 3
Somerset +4 5 - - 4
Devon -6 3 - -
Cornwall +5 2 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (72.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 84 (66.14%) Active Directory
4 77 (60.63%) Windows Server
5 62 (48.82%) VMware
6 47 (37.01%) Windows 7
7 45 (35.43%) Microsoft
8 42 (33.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (29.13%) PowerShell
10 36 (28.35%) MS Exchange
11 33 (25.98%) Citrix
12 26 (20.47%) DNS
12 26 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (20.47%) Migration
13 25 (19.69%) Cisco
14 24 (18.90%) SQL
14 24 (18.90%) Finance
14 24 (18.90%) SCCM
15 23 (18.11%) MS Office
15 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
15 23 (18.11%) XenApp
16 19 (14.96%) DHCP
17 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
18 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (13.39%) Firewall
18 17 (13.39%) SAN
18 17 (13.39%) XenDesktop
19 16 (12.60%) Windows 8
20 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (11.81%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 36 (28.35%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (9.45%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.45%) Skype for Business
5 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.51%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.94%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.94%) IIS
8 4 (3.15%) IBM Domino
8 4 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.79%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (18.11%) MS Office
2 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.79%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.79%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Office 365
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.47%) DNS
2 19 (14.96%) DHCP
3 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
4 17 (13.39%) Firewall
4 17 (13.39%) SAN
5 12 (9.45%) LAN
5 12 (9.45%) WAN
6 8 (6.30%) VPN
7 5 (3.94%) Internet
8 4 (3.15%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.36%) Wireless
10 2 (1.57%) ADSL
10 2 (1.57%) MPLS
10 2 (1.57%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.57%) VoIP
11 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.79%) Multicast
11 1 (0.79%) Skype
11 1 (0.79%) SSL
11 1 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.79%) OLAP
4 1 (0.79%) OLTP
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) CppUnit
1 1 (0.79%) MSTest
1 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Banking
2 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.36%) Electronics
4 3 (2.36%) Law
4 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 3 (2.36%) Military
5 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.02%) Analyst
3 14 (11.02%) Architect
4 13 (10.24%) Consultant
5 12 (9.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Administrator
8 8 (6.30%) Desktop Support
8 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (4.72%) IT Support
11 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Citrix Consultant
11 5 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) Middleware
2 2 (1.57%) J2EE
2 2 (1.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) COM
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.79%) RESTful
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.51%) Clustering
3 6 (4.72%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.72%) Smartphone
3 6 (4.72%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.94%) Replication
5 4 (3.15%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.15%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.15%) iPhone
6 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.36%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.36%) iPad
6 3 (2.36%) NHS
7 2 (1.57%) CESG
7 2 (1.57%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.57%) PKI
7 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Handset
8 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (72.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 77 (60.63%) Windows Server
4 47 (37.01%) Windows 7
5 42 (33.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (12.60%) Windows 8
7 11 (8.66%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.30%) Linux
9 7 (5.51%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.15%) Android
10 4 (3.15%) Unix
10 4 (3.15%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.36%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.47%) Migration
2 13 (10.24%) ITIL
3 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
4 5 (3.94%) Patch Management
4 5 (3.94%) Scrum
4 5 (3.94%) Service Management
4 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (3.94%) TOGAF
5 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.15%) Data Protection
5 4 (3.15%) High Availability
5 4 (3.15%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.15%) Server Building
5 4 (3.15%) Server Patching
5 4 (3.15%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.36%) Change Control
6 3 (2.36%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.36%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.13%) PowerShell
2 24 (18.90%) SQL
3 13 (10.24%) VBScript
4 5 (3.94%) Java
5 3 (2.36%) C
6 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.57%) C#
6 2 (1.57%) C++
6 2 (1.57%) Perl
6 2 (1.57%) Python
6 2 (1.57%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.66%) MCSE
3 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.87%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.94%) MCSA
6 3 (2.36%) MCP
7 2 (1.57%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.57%) CCA
7 2 (1.57%) CISSP
7 2 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.57%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.57%) MCDST
7 2 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.57%) RHCE
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.79%) Degree
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 84 (66.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (18.11%) XenApp
4 17 (13.39%) XenDesktop
5 14 (11.02%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.87%) VMware ESX
7 9 (7.09%) vSphere
8 7 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.94%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.36%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.57%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.57%) Firmware
12 2 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.79%) Xen
13 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (18.90%) SCCM
2 8 (6.30%) WSUS
3 5 (3.94%) SCOM
4 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.57%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.57%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.57%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.57%) SCSM
5 2 (1.57%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.79%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (48.82%) VMware
2 45 (35.43%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.98%) Citrix
4 25 (19.69%) Cisco
5 15 (11.81%) Dell
5 15 (11.81%) HP
6 10 (7.87%) Oracle
7 9 (7.09%) Intel Security
8 7 (5.51%) NetApp
9 5 (3.94%) Lotus
9 5 (3.94%) Veeam
9 5 (3.94%) Wyse
10 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.15%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (3.15%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.15%) SAP
11 3 (2.36%) Juniper
11 3 (2.36%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.57%) Apple
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