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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 0.93% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -10.52%
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
17 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 15.89% 8.77% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £500 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) IIS
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Open Source
2 11 (91.67%) Hyperic
3 10 (83.33%) Clustering
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Scala
4 8 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 8 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (66.67%) REST
4 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 8 (66.67%) JSON
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) BMC
4 8 (66.67%) JBoss
4 8 (66.67%) Apache Camel
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (91.67%) IIS
2 8 (66.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) SOAP
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
1 8 (66.67%) JSON
1 8 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (66.67%) REST
1 8 (66.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Open Source
2 10 (83.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Scala
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (8.33%) Stonesoft
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya