The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 25 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 36 51
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.81% 3.63% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.16% 11.63% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 12
Median daily rate £325 £200 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -12.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 172 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.65% 31.22% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 97 116
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £127 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -20 4 £250 +25.00% 2
West Wales -4 1 £475 - 2
Windows Server 2008
UK

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

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
4 7 (63.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (54.55%) HP
5 6 (54.55%) CCNA
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) Internet
5 6 (54.55%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Clustering
8 2 (18.18%) McAfee
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) IPv6
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Support
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
1 7 (63.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (54.55%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) arcserve
5 1 (9.09%) BMC
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
5 1 (9.09%) Sophos
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
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