Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 25 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 59 77
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.18% 2.75% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% 12.11% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 17
South Wales median daily rate £323 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +16.88% +92.50%
10th Percentile £157 £176 £221
90th Percentile £337 £516 £433
Wales median daily rate £323 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -32.11% +26.67% +38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
South Wales median hourly rate £10.00 £57.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.61% +310.71% +27.27%
Wales median hourly rate £10.00 £57.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -82.61% +310.71% -17.65%

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 228 256 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.52% 22.67% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 147 197
South Wales median daily rate £322 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.13% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £130 £141 £263
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 21
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.98 £10.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £61.25 £23.75
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -14.07%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 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
Cardiff -7 6 £325 -31.58%
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) IBM Notes
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) Lotus
7 2 (18.18%) Active Listening
7 2 (18.18%) Proactive Management
7 2 (18.18%) iptables
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
7 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (27.27%) IBM Notes
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) PBX
3 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Active Listening
3 2 (18.18%) Proactive Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Biometrics
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCDST
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 2 (18.18%) iptables
5 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Lotus
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) AppSense
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) NVIDIA
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec