The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.49% 6.13% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 34.48% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
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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 Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.33% 17.79% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 8
Average daily rate £372 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £137 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows Server 2008
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
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