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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.15% 3.76% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.52% 21.85% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £20.10 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
191 119 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.36% 17.22% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 55 71
Average daily rate £350 £355 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.25% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £28.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 12 £375 +50.00% 4
Salisbury - 3 £345 -
Chippenham - 1 - - 1
Malmesbury - 1 £325 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
3 34 (72.34%) Windows Server
4 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
5 28 (59.57%) VMware
6 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
8 22 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (40.43%) DNS
10 18 (38.30%) DHCP
10 18 (38.30%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
12 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
13 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (27.66%) ITIL
13 13 (27.66%) Firewall
14 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (21.28%) VMware ESX
16 10 (21.28%) Migration
16 10 (21.28%) MCSE
16 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (21.28%) NetApp
16 10 (21.28%) vSphere
17 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
17 9 (19.15%) WSUS
18 8 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 8 (17.02%) MCSA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.38%) IIS
7 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
7 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) DNS
2 18 (38.30%) DHCP
3 13 (27.66%) Firewall
4 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.77%) LAN
5 6 (12.77%) SAN
6 4 (8.51%) WAN
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
7 3 (6.38%) NAS
7 3 (6.38%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.13%) MPLS
8 1 (2.13%) MQTT
8 1 (2.13%) Multicast
8 1 (2.13%) NX-OS
8 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.13%) Skype
8 1 (2.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (8.51%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Administrator
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) IT Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Support Technician
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Technician
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.26%) CESG
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Windows Server
3 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
6 8 (17.02%) Linux
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.13%) Unix
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (21.28%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Information Security
4 5 (10.64%) SFIA
5 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Open Source
6 3 (6.38%) Service Management
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) System Testing
7 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (2.13%) Coaching
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps
8 1 (2.13%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (2.13%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.13%) SDLC
8 1 (2.13%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) MCSE
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) MCSA
3 8 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.38%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (6.38%) JSP 440
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
2 22 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (38.30%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (21.28%) VMware ESX
4 10 (21.28%) vSphere
5 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.51%) XenApp
7 3 (6.38%) XenServer
8 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) WSUS
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.13%) Hyperic
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.13%) SCSM
4 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 28 (59.57%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) NetApp
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) Sophos
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) Veeam
6 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.38%) Forcepoint
6 3 (6.38%) Wyse
7 2 (4.26%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) Lotus
8 1 (2.13%) arcserve
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Splunk