The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wiltshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.43% 3.10% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.16% 18.56% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
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£325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.58 - £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 - £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 97 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.47% 16.70% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 56
Average daily rate £250 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £166 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 26
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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 22 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014. 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 +5 17 £250 -33.33% 7
Salisbury - 2 £356 -
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Corsham - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
3 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
4 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
6 18 (35.29%) SCCM
6 18 (35.29%) ITIL
6 18 (35.29%) VMware
7 17 (33.33%) HP
7 17 (33.33%) DNS
7 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (27.45%) SLA
8 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
9 13 (25.49%) HP SIM
9 13 (25.49%) NetBackup
9 13 (25.49%) DHCP
9 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
9 13 (25.49%) Symantec
9 13 (25.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 12 (23.53%) SCOM
11 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
11 11 (21.57%) Firewall
11 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
12 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
12 10 (19.61%) Finance
13 9 (17.65%) IIS
13 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (17.65%) IIS
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.92%) Lync
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) DNS
2 13 (25.49%) DHCP
3 11 (21.57%) Firewall
4 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.88%) LDAP
6 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.92%) LAN
6 2 (3.92%) 3G
7 1 (1.96%) Internet
7 1 (1.96%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MSI
General
1 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.61%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Administrator
1 15 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) Storage Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) Applications Packager
3 5 (9.80%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Wintel Support
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) JSP
3 3 (5.88%) OAuth
3 3 (5.88%) WCF
3 3 (5.88%) XACML
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) SAML
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.76%) Linux
6 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (9.80%) Software Distribution
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL V3
2 5 (9.80%) Capacity Management
3 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.92%) CAD
4 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
4 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.92%) Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Migration
5 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX
2 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.73%) vSphere
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (9.80%) XenApp
5 3 (5.88%) UAG
5 3 (5.88%) vCloud
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) SCCM
2 13 (25.49%) HP SIM
2 13 (25.49%) NetBackup
2 13 (25.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (23.53%) SCOM
4 5 (9.80%) AppDNA
5 4 (7.84%) SCDPM
6 3 (5.88%) MIIS
6 3 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (3.92%) SCSM
7 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
7 2 (3.92%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) HP
4 13 (25.49%) Symantec
5 7 (13.73%) Citrix
6 5 (9.80%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco
8 2 (3.92%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.96%) AppSense
9 1 (1.96%) Trustwave
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