Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 19 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 > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 47
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.78% 1.53% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.65% 6.54% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Somerset median daily rate £195 £195 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -51.25% +23.08%
South West median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +331.82% +12.82% -35.00%
10th Percentile £46.25 £10.50 £9.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £11.50 £19.32
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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 107 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.59% 23.36% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 96
Somerset median daily rate £238 £275 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% -26.17% +30.70%
10th Percentile £110 £147 £243
90th Percentile £513 £493 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 24
Somerset median hourly rate £23.00 £15.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.88% -9.29% -
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.73 £9.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £32.03 £38.95
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -12.86% +2.94%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bath -4 4 £195 +2.63% 2
Yeovil +6 3 - -
Taunton 0 1 £325 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Intranet
5 3 (33.33%) Extranet
5 3 (33.33%) Nagios
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Webmin
5 3 (33.33%) Xymon
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Samba

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Extranet
2 3 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Samba
2 3 (33.33%) Squid
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
1 3 (33.33%) Webmin
1 3 (33.33%) Xymon
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) HP