The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.83% 0.87% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.12% 3.80% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 11
Median daily rate £481 £323 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.22% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £188 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £406 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Windows Server 2008
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 158 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.31% 22.80% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 118 82
Median daily rate £425 £338 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £250 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £23.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +21 21 £450 +20.00% 4
West Wales -14 7 £525 +110.00%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 27 (64.29%) VMware
5 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
7 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
8 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 16 (38.10%) Citrix
9 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (35.71%) Oracle
10 12 (28.57%) SCCM
11 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
12 10 (23.81%) Clustering
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (23.81%) HP
13 9 (21.43%) DNS
13 9 (21.43%) SQL
13 9 (21.43%) SAP
13 9 (21.43%) Migration
13 9 (21.43%) Firewall
13 9 (21.43%) High Availability
14 8 (19.05%) RedGate
14 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
14 8 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
14 8 (19.05%) MCITP
14 8 (19.05%) MySQL
14 8 (19.05%) DHCP
14 8 (19.05%) MCDBA
14 8 (19.05%) Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Apache
2 7 (16.67%) Confluence
2 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
2 8 (19.05%) SAN
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.38%) Skype
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) SNMP
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
1 7 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Migration Architect
6 3 (7.14%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) MCollective
2 6 (14.29%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Clustering
2 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
4 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.05%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) AIX
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) High Availability
1 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Information Security
3 7 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.14%) Project Governance
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.76%) SDLC
8 2 (4.76%) Web Filtering
9 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.05%) MCDBA
2 8 (19.05%) MCITP
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (16.67%) PowerHA
4 6 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) SCCM
2 8 (19.05%) Tivoli
2 8 (19.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Ansible
3 7 (16.67%) Nessus
3 7 (16.67%) Packer
3 7 (16.67%) Puppet
3 7 (16.67%) Rundeck
3 7 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Zenoss
4 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 4 (9.52%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Citrix
4 15 (35.71%) Oracle
5 10 (23.81%) HP
6 9 (21.43%) SAP
7 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
7 8 (19.05%) RedGate
7 8 (19.05%) Symantec
8 7 (16.67%) IBM
8 7 (16.67%) NetApp
8 7 (16.67%) Sonatype
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco
10 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.38%) arcserve
11 1 (2.38%) Dell
11 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.38%) Juniper
11 1 (2.38%) Remedy
11 1 (2.38%) Sophos