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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.33% 2.29% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.26% 10.64% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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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
54 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.40% 21.56% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 14
Average daily rate £385 £483 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.20% +48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £628 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £8.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Avaya
5 2 (28.57%) Toshiba
5 2 (28.57%) BT
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Toshiba
4 2 (28.57%) BT
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle