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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.75% 2.47% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.58% 13.75% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £162 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.23 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.23% -19.04%
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
62 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.62% 17.94% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 31
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) MS Office
7 6 (26.09%) IBM Notes
7 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 6 (26.09%) Lotus
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (21.74%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (21.74%) Database Security
8 5 (21.74%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) Windows NT
8 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (26.09%) IBM Notes
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) SMTP
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.70%) VoIP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) DBA
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Senior DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
5 5 (21.74%) Windows NT
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ETL
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Improvement
1 5 (21.74%) Database Security
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Lotus
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Computacenter
6 2 (8.70%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) AppSense
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