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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.97% 2.17% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.79% 13.79% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 8
Median daily rate £310 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £210 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.52%
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
121 116 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.81% 15.74% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 72
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 35
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +78.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +10 3 £300 +13.74% 1
Chippenham -4 1 £140 -30.00%
Corsham -12 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (35.29%) Middleware
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
6 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
6 6 (35.29%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (29.41%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Veeam
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) JSP 440

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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.88%) IIS
6 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.88%) DSL
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
3 3 (17.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CESG
1 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
1 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum
1 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.88%) SCSM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Veeam
4 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
4 3 (17.65%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) Draytek
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.88%) ZyXEL