The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.17% 3.84% 3.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.28% 11.56% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 6
Median daily rate £350 £420 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +170.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £134 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £450 £179
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.46 £15.95
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +15.77%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
133 147 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.12% 33.18% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 103 83
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £472 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 19
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £20.00 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 6 £375 +130.76% 5
Cheltenham 0 4 £325 -22.61% 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (58.33%) Citrix
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (41.67%) SCCM
6 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 9 (37.50%) XenApp
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (37.50%) HP
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (29.17%) Migration
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) DNS
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.67%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (12.50%) vSphere
12 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Server Building
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
4 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
3 8 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.50%) vSphere
7 2 (8.33%) Firmware
7 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
8 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.17%) SCSM
3 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
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