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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.09% 2.93% 4.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.24% 17.31% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.49% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £165 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £371 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.19
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -10.08%
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
210 104 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.87% 16.91% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 47 82
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (32.14%) VMware
8 8 (28.57%) DNS
9 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.86%) Android
10 5 (17.86%) iPhone
10 5 (17.86%) RightFax
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.86%) EMC
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Change Management
10 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
11 4 (14.29%) Project Management
11 4 (14.29%) Intel
11 4 (14.29%) Citrix
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) HP
11 4 (14.29%) WAN
11 4 (14.29%) Cisco
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Lync
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Project Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
1 5 (17.86%) iPhone
2 4 (14.29%) iPad
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Economics
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.86%) Android
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Netcool
1 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) RightFax
3 5 (17.86%) EMC
4 4 (14.29%) Intel
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) IronPort
5 2 (7.14%) Apple
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Meru Networks
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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