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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 4.38% 2.78% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 10.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.85 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -6.19%
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
32 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 23.36% 27.78% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 2
Average daily rate £368 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +61.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.55 £19.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.93% -
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 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 1 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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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
Swansea 0 5 £356 -
Carmarthenshire - 1 £360 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (12.50%) AppSense
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Agresso
6 1 (12.50%) ARCserve

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) GroupWise
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
1 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Novell
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense