Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 15 August 2018 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 74 69
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.98% 1.27% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.69% 9.09% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 14
Wiltshire median daily rate £300 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -44.44% +28.57%
10th Percentile £249 £106 £325
90th Percentile £438 £338 £550
South West median daily rate £288 £323 £314
% change year-on-year -10.85% +2.79% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +216.67% -25.35%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 258 187 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.46% 14.00% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 121 194
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.90%
10th Percentile £200 £204 £135
90th Percentile £575 £538 £559
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £13.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.63% -62.76% +98.47%
10th Percentile £15.30 £12.50 £15.40
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £47.06
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.06% -2.94%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Swindon 0 16 £294 -6.00% 7
Salisbury - 5 £425 - 4
Corsham +12 2 £269 - 1
Chippenham +2 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) VMware
7 9 (36.00%) HP
8 8 (32.00%) IIS
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) Office 365
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (28.00%) Android
9 7 (28.00%) LAN
9 7 (28.00%) WAN
9 7 (28.00%) Novell
9 7 (28.00%) ZENworks
9 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
9 7 (28.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (28.00%) Micro Focus
9 7 (28.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco
10 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
11 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (20.00%) SCCM
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (32.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) IT Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Packager
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Application Packager
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Android
6 7 (28.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.00%) CentOS
9 1 (4.00%) Solaris
9 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.00%) Unix
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (12.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Service Management
2 3 (12.00%) Software Distribution
2 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Demand Management
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) ZENworks
2 5 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (12.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) Micro Focus
3 7 (28.00%) Novell
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy