The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.88% 3.51% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.44% 13.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -9.21%
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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 Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.81% 25.15% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 4
Average daily rate £420 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £390 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -9.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) Citrix
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Sophos
7 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (37.50%) SonicWALL
7 6 (37.50%) Draytek
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco
10 2 (12.50%) Firewall
10 2 (12.50%) Service Management
10 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) IIS
10 2 (12.50%) MS Office
10 2 (12.50%) Solaris
10 2 (12.50%) DHCP
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Documentum
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) BODI
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) Sophos
4 6 (37.50%) SonicWALL
4 6 (37.50%) Draytek
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
6 1 (6.25%) Compuware
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (6.25%) F5