The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wiltshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.24% 2.32% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.35% 12.09% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £300 £450 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +43.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £311 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
141 91 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.78% 19.20% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 48
Average daily rate £330 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 32
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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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Vacancies
Swindon -9 11 £300 -30.23% 4
Salisbury - 3 - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Corsham - - - - 3
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (50.00%) DNS
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) SCCM
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) Firewall
7 11 (34.38%) IIS
7 11 (34.38%) DHCP
8 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 10 (31.25%) HP
8 10 (31.25%) Citrix
9 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
10 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) SCOM
11 7 (21.88%) HP SIM
11 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.75%) SLA
12 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
12 6 (18.75%) XenApp
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (34.38%) IIS
2 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (6.25%) Lync
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.13%) Site Server
7 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) DHCP
2 11 (34.38%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) Network Security
4 3 (9.38%) FTP
5 2 (6.25%) SNMP
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
2 3 (9.38%) Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support
3 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
1 5 (15.63%) Migration
1 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.38%) Network Management
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
3 6 (18.75%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.38%) vCloud
6 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.13%) Xen
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) SCOM
2 7 (21.88%) HP SIM
3 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
4 2 (6.25%) SCOrch
4 2 (6.25%) SCSM
4 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 2 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (6.25%) OpenView
5 1 (3.13%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) HP
2 10 (31.25%) Citrix
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Symantec
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Bomgar
7 1 (3.13%) Trustwave
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
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