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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.35% 1.52% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 7.65% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £115 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £282 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+15.11% +15.37%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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
180 183 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.15% 19.89% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 145 84
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 24
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £19.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
3 23 (69.70%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (57.58%) Windows Server
6 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
7 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (39.39%) MS Office
10 12 (36.36%) VMware ESX
10 12 (36.36%) XenApp
11 11 (33.33%) XenDesktop
11 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 11 (33.33%) Skype for Business
12 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
12 10 (30.30%) DNS
13 9 (27.27%) Cisco
13 9 (27.27%) VPN
13 9 (27.27%) Wyse
13 9 (27.27%) Thin Client
13 9 (27.27%) Fat Client
13 9 (27.27%) Windows 8
14 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
14 8 (24.24%) SCCM
14 8 (24.24%) Finance
14 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
14 8 (24.24%) SQL
14 8 (24.24%) DHCP
15 7 (21.21%) Dell

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 11 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) VPN
3 8 (24.24%) DHCP
4 7 (21.21%) LAN
4 7 (21.21%) WAN
5 5 (15.15%) SAN
6 3 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) NAS
8 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 9 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) Presales
4 1 (3.03%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (36.36%) VMware ESX
3 12 (36.36%) XenApp
4 11 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (6.06%) BitLocker
8 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
8 2 (6.06%) vSphere
9 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) Wyse
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) Dell
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 6 (18.18%) AppSense
5 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
6 4 (12.12%) CA
7 3 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) Apple
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Polycom
8 2 (6.06%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) Google
9 1 (3.03%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
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