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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.50% 2.70% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 12.50% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£128 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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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 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.56% 21.62% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 10
Average daily rate £435 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £470 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) vSphere
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Firmware
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCTS
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
1 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
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