The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.24% 2.82% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.11% 17.95% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
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£450 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 78 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.11% 15.69% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 36 75
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £134 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £655 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Swindon -4 6 £381 +35.55% 6
Salisbury - 1 - -
Chippenham - - - - 5
Corsham - - - - 2
Marlborough - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
3 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
4 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (60.66%) Security Cleared
5 33 (54.10%) ITIL
6 29 (47.54%) VMware
7 28 (45.90%) Telecoms
8 26 (42.62%) HP
8 26 (42.62%) DNS
9 25 (40.98%) MS Excel
9 25 (40.98%) DV Cleared
10 24 (39.34%) DHCP
11 20 (32.79%) Symantec
11 20 (32.79%) SLA
11 20 (32.79%) NetBackup
11 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
11 20 (32.79%) HP SIM
11 20 (32.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 19 (31.15%) SCCM
13 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
14 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
14 15 (24.59%) Firewall
15 14 (22.95%) Linux
15 14 (22.95%) vSphere
16 13 (21.31%) 3PAR
16 13 (21.31%) Capacity Management
16 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.28%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (40.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (42.62%) DNS
2 24 (39.34%) DHCP
3 15 (24.59%) Firewall
4 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) LDAP
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
6 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.28%) 3G
7 1 (1.64%) Multicast
7 1 (1.64%) Internet
7 1 (1.64%) WPA
7 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MSI
General
1 28 (45.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Systems Administrator
1 22 (36.07%) Administrator
2 13 (21.31%) Storage Administrator
2 13 (21.31%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Applications Packager
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Active Directory Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) JSP
2 3 (4.92%) SOAP
2 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) XML
2 3 (4.92%) SAML
2 3 (4.92%) WCF
2 3 (4.92%) OAuth
2 3 (4.92%) XACML
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) PKI
2 2 (3.28%) PDA
2 2 (3.28%) iPhone
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
4 14 (22.95%) Linux
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.20%) UNIX
7 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) Capacity Management
3 7 (11.48%) Software Distribution
3 7 (11.48%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (11.48%) ITIL V3
4 6 (9.84%) Identity Management
4 6 (9.84%) Migration
5 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.56%) CAD
5 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) Requirements Management
6 3 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.28%) Service Management
7 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.64%) Network Design
8 1 (1.64%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.64%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Security Cleared
2 25 (40.98%) DV Cleared
3 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.79%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) vSphere
3 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.48%) VMware ESX
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.20%) XenApp
6 3 (4.92%) UAG
7 2 (3.28%) MetaFrame
7 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) NetBackup
1 20 (32.79%) HP SIM
1 20 (32.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 19 (31.15%) SCCM
3 9 (14.75%) SCOM
4 7 (11.48%) AppDNA
5 3 (4.92%) MIIS
5 3 (4.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.28%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 29 (47.54%) VMware
3 26 (42.62%) HP
4 20 (32.79%) Symantec
5 13 (21.31%) 3PAR
6 8 (13.11%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) McAfee
7 3 (4.92%) Sophos
7 3 (4.92%) Dell
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco
8 2 (3.28%) IBM
8 2 (3.28%) Avaya
8 2 (3.28%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle