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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.82% 2.84% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.62% 9.09% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Median daily rate £306 £175 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £454 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +5.88%
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
136 143 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.53% 31.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 103 71
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Cheltenham +1 3 £325 -21.68%
Gloucester +1 2 £250 +66.66% 4
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (60.00%) Citrix
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) SCCM
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (36.00%) XenApp
7 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (36.00%) HP
7 9 (36.00%) VMware
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (28.00%) Migration
9 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 6 (24.00%) DHCP
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
11 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco
12 4 (16.00%) SLA
12 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (16.00%) vSphere

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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Unix
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Server Building
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) XenApp
3 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.00%) vSphere
7 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (8.00%) Firmware
8 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
9 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
9 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
9 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.00%) SCSM
3 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Citrix
2 9 (36.00%) HP
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.00%) Meru Networks
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy