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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.85% 5.88% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 17.65% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £425 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +142.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +8.70%
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
49 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.37% 33.33% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 25
Median daily rate £308 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

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 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat