The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.65% 1.64% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 6.25% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 24.79% 26.23% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 22
Median daily rate £400 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheltenham region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheltenham region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Innovation Management
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Server Building
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Innovation Management
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat