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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 58 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.44% 3.51% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 14.72% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 8
Median daily rate £208 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £295 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £392 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -

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
125 163 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.38% 23.87% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 116 58
Median daily rate £305 £345 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.59% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 29
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -3 2 £306 -18.33% 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Veeam
7 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
7 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Technician
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Technician
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) ERP Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CESG
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Pegasus
4 1 (10.00%) QAD
4 1 (10.00%) SAP