The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West / Bristol
Rank 61 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.89% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.93% 5.74% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £319 £285 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 122 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.82% 15.50% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 72 121
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £141.50 £44.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
4 18 (69.23%) DNS
4 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
7 12 (46.15%) VMware
8 11 (42.31%) XenApp
8 11 (42.31%) Citrix
8 11 (42.31%) MS Office
9 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
9 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
9 9 (34.62%) DHCP
9 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (30.77%) Fat Client
10 8 (30.77%) SCCM
10 8 (30.77%) Wyse
10 8 (30.77%) Thin Client
10 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (26.92%) VPN
11 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
11 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
11 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (23.08%) AppSense
12 6 (23.08%) Skype for Business
12 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
12 6 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (23.08%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.54%) IBM Domino
5 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Office
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) DHCP
3 7 (26.92%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 4 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) Internet
7 2 (7.69%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) Extranet
8 1 (3.85%) Intranet
8 1 (3.85%) NAS
8 1 (3.85%) Skype
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) ICT Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Fat Client
1 8 (30.77%) Thin Client
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Security
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCA
1 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) XenApp
3 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
4 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
5 6 (23.08%) BitLocker
5 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.85%) Firmware
7 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (11.54%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) MOM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) Wyse
5 6 (23.08%) AppSense
5 6 (23.08%) Symantec
6 5 (19.23%) CA
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco
7 4 (15.38%) HP
8 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
8 3 (11.54%) Dell
8 3 (11.54%) Dell KACE
8 3 (11.54%) Lotus
9 2 (7.69%) Polycom
10 1 (3.85%) IBM
10 1 (3.85%) Intel
10 1 (3.85%) IronPort
10 1 (3.85%) RightFax
10 1 (3.85%) Varonis
10 1 (3.85%) Veritas