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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.91% 1.18% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 4.65% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
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£280 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 - £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 - £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +2.93%
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
140 129 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.38% 25.34% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 48
Average daily rate £300 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £159 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 16 £300 -7.69% 10
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) VMware
3 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
6 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 17 (36.96%) IIS
8 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (23.91%) Open Source
9 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
9 11 (23.91%) Hyperic
10 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (21.74%) Clustering
11 8 (17.39%) Spring
11 8 (17.39%) JSON
11 8 (17.39%) Scala
11 8 (17.39%) REST
11 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
11 8 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (17.39%) Java
11 8 (17.39%) JBoss
11 8 (17.39%) SQL
11 8 (17.39%) SOAP
11 8 (17.39%) BMC
11 8 (17.39%) Apache Camel
12 6 (13.04%) Firewall
12 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.04%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (36.96%) IIS
2 8 (17.39%) JBoss
3 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.35%) Lync
6 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) LAN
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) MPLS
3 2 (4.35%) DSL
3 2 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Server Support
5 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Build Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Wintel Support
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support
8 2 (4.35%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) SOAP
1 8 (17.39%) JSON
1 8 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (17.39%) REST
1 8 (17.39%) Apache Camel
1 8 (17.39%) Spring
2 2 (4.35%) Ajax
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Open Source
2 10 (21.74%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Informatics
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) AS400
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.35%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
2 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (2.17%) ERP
3 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.17%) Line Management
3 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
1 8 (17.39%) Scala
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) VCP5
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.52%) XenApp
3 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
4 8 (17.39%) BMC
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) Intel
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam
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