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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 63 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.38% 1.08% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.07% 6.98% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Average daily rate
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£249 £327 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.81% +0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £315 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £413 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -17.07%
Windows Server 2008
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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
174 129 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.73% 15.54% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 66 59
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £20.20 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 17 (60.71%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (46.43%) Citrix
6 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
7 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
8 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (25.00%) SCCM
10 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 6 (21.43%) Lync
10 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
11 5 (17.86%) MS Office
11 5 (17.86%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) DNS
11 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (14.29%) Office 365
12 4 (14.29%) VPN
12 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 4 (14.29%) Avaya
12 4 (14.29%) Symantec
12 4 (14.29%) Cisco
12 4 (14.29%) Degree
12 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (21.43%) Lync
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) IT Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
1 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) BitLocker
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) Xen
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.14%) ARCserve
3 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Avaya
4 4 (14.29%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Wyse
5 3 (10.71%) AppSense
5 3 (10.71%) CA
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Adobe
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Lotus
7 1 (3.57%) LogLogic
7 1 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) Meraki
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
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