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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.32% 1.22% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.52% 7.81% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £310 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £198 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £378 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £125.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% -6.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
133 128 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.57% 15.57% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 66 131
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 28
Median hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £27.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (89.19%) Active Directory
3 30 (81.08%) Windows Server
4 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
6 18 (48.65%) DNS
7 17 (45.95%) VMware
8 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
8 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (35.14%) Citrix
9 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
9 13 (35.14%) XenApp
10 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (29.73%) Migration
10 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
10 11 (29.73%) DHCP
11 10 (27.03%) MS Office
11 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
12 9 (24.32%) SCCM
12 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
12 9 (24.32%) Dell
12 9 (24.32%) XenDesktop
13 8 (21.62%) Skype for Business
13 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
13 8 (21.62%) VPN
14 7 (18.92%) SAN
14 7 (18.92%) Thin Client
14 7 (18.92%) Fat Client
14 7 (18.92%) Wyse
14 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX

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 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Skype for Business
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (10.81%) IBM Domino
4 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.62%) VPN
4 7 (18.92%) SAN
5 6 (16.22%) NetScaler
6 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 5 (13.51%) LAN
7 4 (10.81%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
8 3 (8.11%) WAN
8 3 (8.11%) Wireless
9 2 (5.41%) Internet
10 1 (2.70%) Extranet
10 1 (2.70%) Intranet
10 1 (2.70%) NAS
10 1 (2.70%) Skype
10 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Architect
2 4 (10.81%) Lotus Notes Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Project Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Hardware Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Fat Client
1 7 (18.92%) Thin Client
2 5 (13.51%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
4 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) NHS
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) CESG
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Windows Server
3 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
4 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Data Security
3 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
3 4 (10.81%) Server Patching
4 3 (8.11%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) VBScript
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCA
1 5 (13.51%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (13.51%) MCSE
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSA
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (89.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) XenApp
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
5 9 (24.32%) XenDesktop
6 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.81%) BitLocker
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (10.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (8.11%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.70%) Firmware
9 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) WSUS
3 4 (10.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (8.11%) SCDPM
5 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.70%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) MOM
6 1 (2.70%) SCOM
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Citrix
4 9 (24.32%) Dell
5 7 (18.92%) Wyse
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco
7 4 (10.81%) AppSense
7 4 (10.81%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (10.81%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) Lotus
7 4 (10.81%) NetApp
7 4 (10.81%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (10.81%) Symantec
8 3 (8.11%) CA
8 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.11%) Dell KACE
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) Polycom
10 1 (2.70%) SAP
10 1 (2.70%) Varonis