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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 9 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.45% 1.02% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 2.27% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £120 - £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
21 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 38.18% 44.90% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 25
Median daily rate £285 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £630 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £12.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Innovation Management
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Firmware
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Innovation Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP