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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.70% 2.90% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.93% 12.89% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 29
Median daily rate £200 £280 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £305 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+15.11% +15.37%
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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 194 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.99% 22.51% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 119 93
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £446 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £309
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.47 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +13 18 £200 +14.28% 2
West Wales +10 2 - -
Mid Wales +4 1 £225 - 1
Windows Server 2008
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Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
4 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (52.38%) VMware
6 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
8 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.81%) Migration
9 10 (23.81%) Office 365
10 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) Citrix
10 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
11 8 (19.05%) SQL
11 8 (19.05%) ITIL
11 8 (19.05%) Cisco
11 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
12 7 (16.67%) Firewall
12 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) SCOM
13 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 6 (14.29%) Clustering
13 6 (14.29%) DHCP
13 6 (14.29%) DNS
13 6 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (11.90%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (11.90%) Data Centre

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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (11.90%) IBM Domino
2 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) SMTP
4 3 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) IT Support
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Exchange Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) IT Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
5 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (7.14%) Server Building
4 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.76%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
5 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.38%) Information Security
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) vSphere
5 3 (7.14%) XenApp
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
6 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (14.29%) SCOM
2 5 (11.90%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
3 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) VMware
2 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Citrix
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.90%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Lotus
6 4 (9.52%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.76%) Clearswift
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) arcserve
9 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.38%) Remedy
9 1 (2.38%) SAP
9 1 (2.38%) Sophos
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Veeam
Aberystwyth, Dyfed
Lorien Resourcing
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