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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 21 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 2.86% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 9.09% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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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
34 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.33% 31.43% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 4
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £366 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Security Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) VMware