The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.29% 0.73% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.36% 4.26% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£213 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £22.69 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +2.93%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.65% 17.15% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 13
Average daily rate £275 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -35.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Warwick +4 1 £213 +1.19%
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) SLA
9 2 (13.33%) Lotus
9 2 (13.33%) Document Management
9 2 (13.33%) Workflow
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (13.33%) PKI

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Server Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Server Support
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) Document Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee