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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.52% 4.27% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 20.61% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £395 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.69 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.70% +68.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -24.41%
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
120 131 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.40% 20.70% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 59
Average daily rate £350 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £144 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £40.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +7 21 £405 +80.00%
Corsham - 6 £338 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (80.30%) Active Directory
3 40 (60.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 32 (48.48%) Security Cleared
5 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 21 (31.82%) VMware
8 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 18 (27.27%) Oracle
9 17 (25.76%) Cisco
10 16 (24.24%) SQL
10 16 (24.24%) Linux
10 16 (24.24%) Windows 7
11 15 (22.73%) Solaris
12 14 (21.21%) ITIL
12 14 (21.21%) DNS
12 14 (21.21%) Firewall
12 14 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (21.21%) DV Cleared
13 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
13 12 (18.18%) DHCP
14 11 (16.67%) Perl
14 11 (16.67%) Sun
14 11 (16.67%) RHCE
14 11 (16.67%) Samba
14 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (15.15%) SCCM
15 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
15 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.64%) IIS
4 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
4 5 (7.58%) Lync
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 14 (21.21%) DNS
2 14 (21.21%) Firewall
3 12 (18.18%) DHCP
4 9 (13.64%) SAN
5 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.06%) VLAN
7 3 (4.55%) NAS
7 3 (4.55%) Multicast
7 3 (4.55%) Internet
7 3 (4.55%) LAN
7 3 (4.55%) VoIP
7 3 (4.55%) WAN
8 2 (3.03%) WLAN
8 2 (3.03%) VPN
8 2 (3.03%) MPLS
9 1 (1.52%) Wireless
9 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.52%) Network Security
9 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Designer
2 11 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 11 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.64%) Administrator
5 7 (10.61%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.58%) DBA
7 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Senior DBA
8 4 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (1.52%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (24.24%) Windows 7
4 16 (24.24%) Linux
5 15 (22.73%) Solaris
6 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.06%) UNIX
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Migration
3 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
3 5 (7.58%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (7.58%) ETL
3 5 (7.58%) Database Security
3 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (3.03%) WFM
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.52%) Change Control
6 1 (1.52%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.52%) Network Management
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.52%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.52%) Service Management
6 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (4.55%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 24 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) DV Cleared
4 11 (16.67%) RHCE
5 5 (7.58%) MCSE
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.03%) MCSA
6 2 (3.03%) MCP
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.03%) MCITP
7 1 (1.52%) CCNA
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (80.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (16.67%) Samba
3 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.06%) DFS Replication
5 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.03%) vSphere
7 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.52%) NFS
7 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.52%) XenApp
7 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 8 (12.12%) WSUS
3 7 (10.61%) SCOM
4 4 (6.06%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.06%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.06%) SCSM
5 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) VMware
3 18 (27.27%) Oracle
4 17 (25.76%) Cisco
5 11 (16.67%) Sun
6 5 (7.58%) Citrix
6 5 (7.58%) Lotus
7 4 (6.06%) Google
7 4 (6.06%) Brocade
8 3 (4.55%) McAfee
8 3 (4.55%) Dell
9 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
9 1 (1.52%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Polycom