The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.92% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£495 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -17.07%
Windows Server 2008
Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 20.19% 10.27% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £430 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.25 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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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
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Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Stonesoft
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) Stonesoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco