Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 73 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 -31 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 18 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.69% 1.41% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 6.23% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 29
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +38.46% -10.34%
10th Percentile £225 £295 £180
90th Percentile £420 £550 £555
South West median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.50
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 210 289 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.88% 22.67% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 201 127
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £127 £135 £166
90th Percentile £500 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 40
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 £41.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +95.24% -7.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £22.20 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.25 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% -16.44% +7.35%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Swindon +6 14 £325 -35.00% 2
Chippenham +9 2 - -
Salisbury -5 1 £95 -73.79%
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
6 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
7 10 (47.62%) Office 365
8 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (33.33%) Migration
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
11 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
11 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (19.05%) Dell KACE
11 4 (19.05%) WSUS
11 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (19.05%) VMware
11 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
11 4 (19.05%) SQL
11 4 (19.05%) Citrix
11 4 (19.05%) NetApp
11 4 (19.05%) McAfee
11 4 (19.05%) Nagios
12 3 (14.29%) Linux
12 3 (14.29%) vSphere

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 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Chocolatey
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Migration Specialist
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365 Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Android
8 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
1 4 (19.05%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) Dell KACE
2 4 (19.05%) McAfee
2 4 (19.05%) NetApp
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.76%) Novell
4 1 (4.76%) Trustwave