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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.79% 5.95% 9.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 20.83% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £356 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
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
9 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 16.07% 28.57% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 27
Median daily rate £500 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.40 £19.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -37.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -8 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware