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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 44 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.28% 3.99% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.61% 14.85% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Median daily rate £113 £375 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £309 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
62 101 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.56% 26.86% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 70 33
Median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £255 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 February 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) AppSense
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware