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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.47% 1.88% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 10.00% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
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£358 £300 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £162 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £325 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -16.66%
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
124 130 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.87% 18.84% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 69 63
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.69 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -11.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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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 +8 14 £407 +35.50% 5
Trowbridge - 1 £200 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £350 - 3
Corsham - 1 £365 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (78.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (71.15%) Active Directory
4 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 21 (40.38%) Cisco
5 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
6 18 (34.62%) VMware
7 17 (32.69%) DNS
7 17 (32.69%) SQL
8 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
9 15 (28.85%) DHCP
9 15 (28.85%) Firewall
10 13 (25.00%) Oracle
11 12 (23.08%) Linux
12 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
12 11 (21.15%) Solaris
12 11 (21.15%) SAN
13 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
13 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
13 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (17.31%) IIS
14 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
14 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
15 8 (15.38%) LAN
15 8 (15.38%) WAN
15 8 (15.38%) MS Office
15 8 (15.38%) Perl
15 8 (15.38%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.31%) IIS
2 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (11.54%) IBM Notes
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.92%) Lync
7 1 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) DNS
2 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 15 (28.85%) DHCP
3 15 (28.85%) Firewall
4 11 (21.15%) SAN
5 8 (15.38%) LAN
5 8 (15.38%) WAN
6 7 (13.46%) VLAN
7 6 (11.54%) Internet
7 6 (11.54%) VoIP
8 5 (9.62%) VPN
8 5 (9.62%) MPLS
9 4 (7.69%) Wireless
9 4 (7.69%) IP Telephony
9 4 (7.69%) WLAN
10 3 (5.77%) SMTP
10 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
10 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.77%) NAS
10 3 (5.77%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Designer
2 8 (15.38%) Senior Designer
2 8 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) DBA
4 5 (9.62%) Senior DBA
4 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Wintel Support
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.85%) Handset
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (78.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (23.08%) Linux
5 11 (21.15%) Solaris
6 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (9.62%) Windows NT
9 3 (5.77%) UNIX
9 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Migration
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL
3 5 (9.62%) ETL
3 5 (9.62%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (9.62%) Database Security
3 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Network Management
5 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.92%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Perl
3 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.77%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) RHCE
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (13.46%) MCSE
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) CCNA
7 2 (3.85%) MCP
System Software
1 37 (71.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) Samba
4 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.85%) XenApp
8 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.92%) vSphere
8 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.92%) NFS
8 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) WSUS
3 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.92%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Cisco
3 18 (34.62%) VMware
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
5 8 (15.38%) Sun
5 8 (15.38%) Citrix
6 6 (11.54%) Lotus
6 6 (11.54%) McAfee
7 4 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 4 (7.69%) Polycom
7 4 (7.69%) Avaya
7 4 (7.69%) Juniper
8 3 (5.77%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) Veeam
9 2 (3.85%) Computacenter
9 2 (3.85%) Brocade
10 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.92%) Symantec
10 1 (1.92%) AppSense
10 1 (1.92%) EMC
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