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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.78% 0.55% 5.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 3.39% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
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£390 - £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
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
50 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.95% 16.12% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 38
Average daily rate £413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £25.92 £24.50
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 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
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 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Lync
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 2 (14.29%) ADSL
9 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (14.29%) EMC
9 2 (14.29%) Veritas
9 2 (14.29%) Automotive
9 2 (14.29%) VPN
9 2 (14.29%) Clustering
9 2 (14.29%) SCCM
9 2 (14.29%) Panasonic
9 2 (14.29%) XenApp
9 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Lync
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) ADSL
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Panasonic
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) Sun