The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales / West Wales
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales - - 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £310 £313
% change year-on-year +8.87% -0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 37 8 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 42.05% 25.81% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 8
Median daily rate £500 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £100 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £513 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +22.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

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

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Nessus
3 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (75.00%) PKI
3 6 (75.00%) IT Governance
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Confluence
2 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) RTP
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
1 6 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (75.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
1 6 (75.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) High Availability
1 6 (75.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (75.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
1 6 (75.00%) Nessus
1 6 (75.00%) Packer
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Rundeck
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Sonatype
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow