The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 6.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £218 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +10.25%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 22.22% 20.00% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate £338 £235 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.61% +23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £250 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wolverhampton region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC