Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 69 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.94% 1.82% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.28% 10.13% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 16
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -27.78% +38.46%
10th Percentile £338 £264 £213
90th Percentile £448 £418 £550
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +17.86% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -23.91% +15.00%

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 481 227 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 26.60% 17.96% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 138 187
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £132 £135 £135
90th Percentile £588 £500 £518
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 11 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £17.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.11% -57.32% +102.47%
10th Percentile £16.60 £13.00 £24.75
90th Percentile £49.70 £20.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.05 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.30% +6.56% -14.67%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Salisbury -14 20 £425 +347.37%
Swindon -17 11 £375 +15.38% 3
Corsham - 4 £269 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Windows 7
3 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
3 24 (68.57%) PowerShell
4 23 (65.71%) DV Cleared
5 21 (60.00%) SCCM
5 21 (60.00%) Mentoring
6 19 (54.29%) Software Distribution
6 19 (54.29%) Customer Engagement
6 19 (54.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (54.29%) Compatibility Testing
6 19 (54.29%) Service Management
6 19 (54.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (54.29%) ITIL
6 19 (54.29%) MSI
7 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
7 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
9 11 (31.43%) Office 365
10 10 (28.57%) Application Packaging
11 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
12 8 (22.86%) HP
13 7 (20.00%) Linux
14 6 (17.14%) LAN
14 6 (17.14%) WAN
14 6 (17.14%) Novell
14 6 (17.14%) Micro Focus
14 6 (17.14%) ZENworks
14 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
14 6 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 6 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.57%) Military
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Applications Packager
2 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.71%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Server Support
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) CESG
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Windows 7
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) Android
6 6 (17.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.71%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) Unix
9 1 (2.86%) CentOS
9 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 19 (54.29%) Compatibility Testing
2 19 (54.29%) Customer Engagement
2 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 19 (54.29%) Service Management
2 19 (54.29%) Software Distribution
2 19 (54.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Application Packaging
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.71%) NsoIT
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (65.71%) DV Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (60.00%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) ZENworks
3 3 (8.57%) WSUS
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) Micro Focus
2 6 (17.14%) Novell
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) McAfee
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Sophos
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy