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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.88% 2.47% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 13.66% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 13
Median daily rate £300 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £165 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £315 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
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
182 161 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.18% 18.07% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 98 107
Median daily rate £330 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 19
Median hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 20 (44.44%) VMware
6 19 (42.22%) PowerShell
6 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
8 14 (31.11%) Citrix
8 14 (31.11%) DNS
9 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
9 13 (28.89%) XenApp
10 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
10 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (24.44%) Migration
11 11 (24.44%) DHCP
12 10 (22.22%) MS Office
12 10 (22.22%) Dell
12 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (20.00%) Skype for Business
13 9 (20.00%) SAN
13 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.00%) Finance
14 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
14 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
14 8 (17.78%) VBScript
14 8 (17.78%) MCSE
14 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (15.56%) LAN

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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.67%) IBM Domino
6 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Office
2 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) DNS
2 11 (24.44%) DHCP
3 9 (20.00%) SAN
4 7 (15.56%) LAN
4 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 7 (15.56%) VPN
5 6 (13.33%) NetScaler
6 5 (11.11%) WAN
7 4 (8.89%) Internet
8 3 (6.67%) Firewall
8 3 (6.67%) Wireless
9 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.22%) Extranet
10 1 (2.22%) Intranet
10 1 (2.22%) NAS
10 1 (2.22%) Skype
10 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Lotus Notes Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 5 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.89%) EMC VNX
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) NHS
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Windows Server
2 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
2 4 (8.89%) Server Patching
3 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.67%) Data Security
3 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.22%) Server Hardening
5 1 (2.22%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) VBScript
3 7 (15.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) MCSE
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCA
2 5 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) MCSA
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) MCP
5 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) XenApp
3 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
5 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
7 3 (6.67%) vSphere
8 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.22%) Firmware
8 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (6.67%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) MOM
5 1 (2.22%) SCOM
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 14 (31.11%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) Dell
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) Wyse
6 4 (8.89%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (8.89%) NetApp
6 4 (8.89%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) Dell KACE
7 3 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 3 (6.67%) Lotus
7 3 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (4.44%) Apple
8 2 (4.44%) AppSense
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) Polycom
9 1 (2.22%) Veritas