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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.16% 2.99% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.15% 13.99% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 14
Median daily rate £225 £385 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.55% +120.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £19.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -29.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -6.41%
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
142 193 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.59% 21.35% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 133 97
Median daily rate £350 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 13
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.26 £9.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £20.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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 9 £388 +0.64% 3
Mid Wales +5 2 £225 -
West Wales +2 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
4 20 (52.63%) VMware
5 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (39.47%) Windows 7
7 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
8 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (26.32%) DHCP
9 10 (26.32%) DNS
9 10 (26.32%) Firewall
9 10 (26.32%) Office 365
10 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
10 9 (23.68%) Citrix
11 8 (21.05%) Cisco
11 8 (21.05%) ITIL
11 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) Migration
12 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
12 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (15.79%) SCOM
13 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
13 5 (13.16%) SCCM
13 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
13 5 (13.16%) IBM Domino
13 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
13 5 (13.16%) SMTP

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 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) IBM Domino
3 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DHCP
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) SMTP
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) IT Support
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) IT Technician
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (39.47%) Windows 7
5 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
1 8 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (5.26%) Web Filtering
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) ERP
4 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) Information Security
4 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.63%) Project Governance
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCOM
2 5 (13.16%) SCCM
3 4 (10.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.16%) Lotus
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.26%) Clearswift
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) arcserve
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) Sophos
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec