Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West > Devon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 47 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 5 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.57% 1.07% 5.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.23% 7.04% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 21
Devon median daily rate £225 - £200
10th Percentile £213 - £153
90th Percentile £238 - £388
South West median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Devon median hourly rate £19.25 £23.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.30% +10.84% +33.87%
10th Percentile £16.08 £22.50 £18.78
90th Percentile £23.03 £23.50 £23.33
South West median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -13.04%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 88 71 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 15.33% 15.17% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 73
Devon median daily rate £425 £195 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.95% -50.63% +34.47%
10th Percentile £225 £147 £163
90th Percentile £563 £437 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 13
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -21.21% +32.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.50 £38.75 £23.15
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -12.83% +4.67%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Devon

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 6 £225 -
Exeter +5 3 - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) WSUS
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) IIS
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) SMS
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Intel
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) InstallShield

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Intel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft