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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.00% 3.77% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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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 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.91% 12.58% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 6
Average daily rate £513 £300 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +122.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (44.44%) BODI
5 4 (44.44%) Time Management
5 4 (44.44%) Business Objects
5 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) HPUX
5 4 (44.44%) Compuware
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Documentum
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (44.44%) F5
6 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) SLA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 4 (44.44%) Documentum
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) BODI
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) HPUX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) CAFM
4 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Business Objects
4 4 (44.44%) Compuware
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix