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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / Wales
Rank 55 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.04% 2.50% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 7.14% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
Median daily rate £160 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.23% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £170 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £305 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
163 238 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.22% 35.05% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 163 81
Median daily rate £403 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 16
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £13.53 £15.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +7 6 £150 -54.71% 2
West Wales - 1 £363 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
4 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 20 (55.56%) VMware
5 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
6 15 (41.67%) Oracle
6 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (30.56%) Tivoli
8 11 (30.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (27.78%) HP
9 10 (27.78%) Citrix
9 10 (27.78%) Clustering
9 10 (27.78%) SCCM
10 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) Linux
10 9 (25.00%) High Availability
11 8 (22.22%) RedGate
11 8 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (22.22%) MySQL
11 8 (22.22%) Unix
11 8 (22.22%) SAP
11 8 (22.22%) MCDBA
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (22.22%) Symantec
11 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared

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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 7 (19.44%) Confluence
2 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) SNMP
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) IPsec
6 1 (2.78%) IPv6
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) RTP
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) SSH
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
3 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
1 7 (19.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Migration Architect
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) MCollective
2 6 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (22.22%) Unix
7 7 (19.44%) AIX
7 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) High Availability
2 8 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) IT Governance
4 6 (16.67%) Information Security
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.56%) Project Governance
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC
9 1 (2.78%) DevOps
9 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.78%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.22%) MCDBA
2 8 (22.22%) MCITP
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (19.44%) PowerHA
3 3 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Tivoli
1 11 (30.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (27.78%) SCCM
3 7 (19.44%) Ansible
3 7 (19.44%) Nessus
3 7 (19.44%) Packer
3 7 (19.44%) Puppet
3 7 (19.44%) Rundeck
3 7 (19.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Zenoss
4 4 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (55.56%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) Oracle
4 10 (27.78%) Citrix
4 10 (27.78%) HP
5 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 8 (22.22%) RedGate
5 8 (22.22%) SAP
5 8 (22.22%) Symantec
6 7 (19.44%) IBM
6 7 (19.44%) Sonatype
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco
7 6 (16.67%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) arcserve
8 1 (2.78%) BMC
8 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos