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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.91% 4.02% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 25.00% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £350 £407 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.89% +41.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £301 £298
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +8.70%
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
60 56 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.11% 16.09% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 52
Median daily rate £360 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £480 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £21.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
4 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (78.95%) VMware
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) NetApp
6 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
7 10 (52.63%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (52.63%) VMware ESX
7 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
8 9 (47.37%) ITIL
8 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (47.37%) Migration
8 9 (47.37%) vSphere
8 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (42.11%) MCSE
9 8 (42.11%) MCSA
10 7 (36.84%) DHCP
10 7 (36.84%) DNS
11 6 (31.58%) Sophos
11 6 (31.58%) WSUS
12 5 (26.32%) Data Centre

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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) IT Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Exchange Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) MCSA
1 8 (42.11%) MCSE
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (52.63%) VMware ESX
3 10 (52.63%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (47.37%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) NetApp
4 6 (31.58%) Sophos
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Forcepoint
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus