The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.58% 2.13% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 20.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £159
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year - +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £21.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -22.09% +14.66%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 15 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 7.60% 10.64% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 31
Median daily rate £158 £205 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.17% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £193 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Median hourly rate - £15.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Exeter

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Exeter

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Exeter

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware