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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 2.25% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 12.05% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Median daily rate £294 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £125 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
192 166 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.02% 18.67% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 59
Median daily rate £350 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £128 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 23
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £8.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £62.60 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 5 May 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (36.36%) XenApp
7 8 (36.36%) XenDesktop
7 8 (36.36%) Skype for Business
7 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
8 7 (31.82%) Wyse
8 7 (31.82%) Thin Client
8 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
8 7 (31.82%) MS Office
8 7 (31.82%) Fat Client
9 6 (27.27%) AppSense
9 6 (27.27%) SCCM
9 6 (27.27%) VPN
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 6 (27.27%) Citrix
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
10 5 (22.73%) Dell
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 8

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 8 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) DHTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Fat Client
1 7 (31.82%) Thin Client
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Presales
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
3 8 (36.36%) XenApp
3 8 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Wyse
4 6 (27.27%) AppSense
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 5 (22.73%) Dell
6 4 (18.18%) CA
6 4 (18.18%) Symantec
7 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (9.09%) Polycom
9 1 (4.55%) Altiris
9 1 (4.55%) Google
9 1 (4.55%) IBM
9 1 (4.55%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (4.55%) ProCurve