The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.58% 4.61% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 26.03% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Median daily rate £500 £418 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% +67.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £311 £285
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 73 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 29.23% 17.72% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 30 47
Median daily rate £400 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £146 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 17
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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 Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
7 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) SCOM
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (26.67%) Scrum
1 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.67%) SCSM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus