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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.35% 5.16% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.92% 29.73% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 9
Median daily rate £406 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £318 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £522 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.61 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.21% +16.28%
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
152 111 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.82% 17.34% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 45 63
Median daily rate £375 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% -15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 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 30 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Swindon -16 5 £475 +31.94% 1
Chippenham - 1 £350 - 1
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £363 -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
3 23 (69.70%) VMware
4 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
6 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
7 14 (42.42%) ITIL
7 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (42.42%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
9 11 (33.33%) Migration
9 11 (33.33%) NetApp
9 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (30.30%) DNS
10 10 (30.30%) VMware ESX
10 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (27.27%) DHCP
11 9 (27.27%) vSphere
11 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco
12 8 (24.24%) MCSE
12 8 (24.24%) MCSA
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
12 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
6 2 (6.06%) IIS
6 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
7 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
7 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) DHCP
3 7 (21.21%) Firewall
4 5 (15.15%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) MPLS
7 1 (3.03%) Multicast
7 1 (3.03%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) RTP
7 1 (3.03%) Skype
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) CppUnit
1 1 (3.03%) MSTest
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) CESG
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Migration
3 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Data Management
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCSA
1 8 (24.24%) MCSE
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.06%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) VMware ESX
4 9 (27.27%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) Hyperic
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) NetApp
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) Sophos
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Forcepoint
7 3 (9.09%) Veeam
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) Lotus
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.03%) Riverbed