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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.43% 1.78% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.63% 9.72% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £285 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
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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
63 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.62% 18.32% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 30
Average daily rate £340 £326 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -30.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £15.50 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) MS Office
8 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (30.00%) Banking
8 6 (30.00%) SAN
8 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Database Security
9 5 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (25.00%) Lotus
9 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) ETL
9 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Windows NT
9 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) SMTP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) DBA
1 5 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (25.00%) Windows NT
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ETL
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
1 5 (25.00%) Database Security
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) VB
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Lotus
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Computacenter
5 2 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) AppSense
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