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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.25% 5.98% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.45% 24.00% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £22.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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
147 175 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.94% 24.93% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 86 45
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £163 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 22
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +27.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 19 £488 +50.00% 4
Chippenham - 2 £160 - 1
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (83.58%) Active Directory
3 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
4 32 (47.76%) Microsoft
5 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (35.82%) Windows 7
8 22 (32.84%) SC Cleared
9 21 (31.34%) DNS
10 20 (29.85%) DV Cleared
11 18 (26.87%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (25.37%) DHCP
13 16 (23.88%) ITIL
13 16 (23.88%) VMware
14 14 (20.90%) Firewall
14 14 (20.90%) Oracle
14 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
15 13 (19.40%) Linux
15 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
16 12 (17.91%) IIS
16 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (16.42%) Migration
17 11 (16.42%) Solaris
17 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
17 11 (16.42%) Cisco
17 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (14.93%) Data Protection
18 10 (14.93%) SCCM
19 9 (13.43%) WSUS
20 8 (11.94%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.91%) IIS
3 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
3 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.96%) Lync
6 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.49%) Apache
9 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) DNS
2 17 (25.37%) DHCP
3 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.90%) Firewall
4 4 (5.97%) SAN
4 4 (5.97%) Internet
4 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.97%) LAN
5 3 (4.48%) VLAN
5 3 (4.48%) NAS
5 3 (4.48%) Multicast
6 2 (2.99%) MQTT
6 2 (2.99%) VoIP
7 1 (1.49%) WLAN
7 1 (1.49%) HTTP
7 1 (1.49%) SSL
7 1 (1.49%) Network Security
7 1 (1.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) Designer
2 9 (13.43%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (13.43%) Administrator
3 8 (11.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.45%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) J2EE
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.96%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (35.82%) Windows 7
5 13 (19.40%) Linux
6 11 (16.42%) Solaris
7 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.46%) UNIX
8 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Migration
3 10 (14.93%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.97%) Information Security
5 3 (4.48%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) DevOps
5 3 (4.48%) SDLC
6 2 (2.99%) Security Patching
6 2 (2.99%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.99%) WFM
6 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.99%) Time Management
6 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.49%) Change Control
7 1 (1.49%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) Perl
3 3 (4.48%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (32.84%) SC Cleared
3 20 (29.85%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) RHCE
5 2 (2.99%) MCITP
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 56 (83.58%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.87%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.45%) Samba
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (8.96%) DFS Replication
6 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.48%) vSphere
8 1 (1.49%) NFS
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.49%) XenApp
8 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) SCCM
2 9 (13.43%) WSUS
3 8 (11.94%) SCOM
4 6 (8.96%) SCVMM
4 6 (8.96%) SCOrch
4 6 (8.96%) SCSM
5 4 (5.97%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) Oracle
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco
5 7 (10.45%) Sun
6 6 (8.96%) Citrix
7 5 (7.46%) Dell
8 4 (5.97%) Google
8 4 (5.97%) Brocade
8 4 (5.97%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.99%) McAfee
9 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 2 (2.99%) Lotus
10 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.49%) Lumension