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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.40% 0.98% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.76% 5.23% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 17
Median daily rate £300 £205 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -35.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £120 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £370 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -6.41%
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
185 172 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.26% 18.80% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 117 117
Median daily rate £340 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.48% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 10
Median hourly rate £15.88 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.58% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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
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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 41 (91.11%) Active Directory
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (68.89%) Windows Server
5 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 22 (48.89%) VMware
6 20 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 15 (33.33%) DNS
9 14 (31.11%) Citrix
9 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
9 14 (31.11%) XenApp
10 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (26.67%) Dell
11 12 (26.67%) DHCP
11 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
12 11 (24.44%) MS Office
12 11 (24.44%) Migration
13 10 (22.22%) VBScript
13 10 (22.22%) Finance
13 10 (22.22%) XenDesktop
13 10 (22.22%) Skype for Business
14 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (20.00%) LAN
14 9 (20.00%) SAN
15 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (17.78%) SQL
15 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
15 8 (17.78%) SharePoint

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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.67%) IBM Domino
5 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Office
2 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) DHCP
3 9 (20.00%) LAN
3 9 (20.00%) SAN
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.78%) VPN
5 7 (15.56%) WAN
6 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
7 4 (8.89%) Internet
8 2 (4.44%) Firewall
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless
9 1 (2.22%) Extranet
9 1 (2.22%) Intranet
9 1 (2.22%) NAS
9 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (22.22%) 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 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Lotus Notes Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 6 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) EMC VNX
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
4 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.67%) NHS
5 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) CESG
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (68.89%) Windows Server
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
9 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%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.22%) Server Hardening
5 1 (2.22%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.22%) VBScript
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) MCSE
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCA
2 5 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (8.89%) MCSA
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (91.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
2 14 (31.11%) XenApp
3 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
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 4 (8.89%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (6.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) MOM
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
1 22 (48.89%) VMware
2 14 (31.11%) Citrix
3 12 (26.67%) Dell
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle
5 6 (13.33%) Wyse
6 5 (11.11%) Intel Security
7 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.89%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (8.89%) NetApp
7 4 (8.89%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (6.67%) AppSense
8 3 (6.67%) Dell KACE
8 3 (6.67%) Lotus
8 3 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (4.44%) Apple
9 2 (4.44%) Polycom
10 1 (2.22%) Symantec
10 1 (2.22%) Veritas
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