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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West / Bristol
Rank 55 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.92% 1.60% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.22% 7.91% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Median daily rate £500 £263 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £400 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.67%

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
121 177 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.53% 20.25% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 113 106
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £120 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £400 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% +88.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £14.65 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £49.50 £79.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 19 (73.08%) DNS
4 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (38.46%) Skype for Business
8 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
8 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
8 9 (34.62%) Client/Server
8 9 (34.62%) MS Office
8 9 (34.62%) VMware
9 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (26.92%) Skype
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (26.92%) XenApp
10 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (26.92%) Fat Client
10 7 (26.92%) SCCM
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (26.92%) Thin Client
10 7 (26.92%) Linux
10 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
10 7 (26.92%) Wyse
11 6 (23.08%) Finance
11 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
11 6 (23.08%) AppSense

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 10 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
4 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
6 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
8 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) DNS
2 10 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (26.92%) Skype
4 5 (19.23%) VPN
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Client/Server
2 7 (26.92%) Fat Client
2 7 (26.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Data Security
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.85%) Security Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) XenApp
4 6 (23.08%) BitLocker
4 6 (23.08%) DFS Replication
4 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.69%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 7 (26.92%) Wyse
4 6 (23.08%) AppSense
4 6 (23.08%) CA
4 6 (23.08%) Symantec
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) Intel
7 2 (7.69%) IronPort
7 2 (7.69%) RightFax
8 1 (3.85%) Lotus
8 1 (3.85%) Varonis