The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South Wales / Newport
Rank - 21 14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport - 3.75% 5.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 17.65% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 Newport with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 17 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 3.13% 21.25% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 11
Median daily rate - £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.20 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newport citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newport

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newport

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newport

Windows Server 2008
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Newport region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MCDBA
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) RedGate
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newport 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Database Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCDBA
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) RedGate
3 1 (14.29%) VMware