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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 7.69% 3.92% 8.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 12.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£138 £163 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £163 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £163 £193
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.61 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+16.28% -25.58%
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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
10 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 25.64% 31.37% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Average daily rate £275 £220 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +76.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £163 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) DameWare
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Motorola
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) DameWare
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Motorola
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec