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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.50% 1.15% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 11.11% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +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 Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 30.00% 10.34% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 32
Median daily rate £900 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £309 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £960 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £20.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton 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 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 15 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos