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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.29% 4.76% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 15.38% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£260 - £113
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Windows Server 2008
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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
31 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.22% 30.95% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 7
Average daily rate £310 £325 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +188.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £300 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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
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 16 September 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 11 (84.62%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) VMware
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
6 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
7 6 (46.15%) SonicWALL
7 6 (46.15%) Draytek
7 6 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (46.15%) Sophos
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (7.69%) Workflow
10 1 (7.69%) MS Office
10 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
10 1 (7.69%) Java
10 1 (7.69%) SQL
10 1 (7.69%) .NET
10 1 (7.69%) MySQL
10 1 (7.69%) LAN
10 1 (7.69%) WAN
10 1 (7.69%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Sophos
4 6 (46.15%) SonicWALL
4 6 (46.15%) Draytek
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
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