The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Telford 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 0.76% 5.31% 6.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 8.45% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £253 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.41 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Operating Systems Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 71 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 46.77% 62.83% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 14
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Case Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft