The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.50% 2.93% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.08% 16.00% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 15
Average daily rate
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£320 £365 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +39.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 100 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.77% 18.28% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 52 67
Average daily rate £365 £314 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
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Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
6 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
7 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco
7 6 (22.22%) Citrix
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (18.52%) XenApp
8 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) HP
8 5 (18.52%) EMC
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (14.81%) vSphere
10 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Lync

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) Lync
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Project Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.70%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Economics
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) PDA
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.11%) UNIX
8 2 (7.41%) Android
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.70%) AIX
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) DoDAF
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) XenApp
4 4 (14.81%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Netcool
1 3 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) EMC
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) RightFax
5 2 (7.41%) Meru Networks
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) IronPort
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