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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 36 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.51% 4.03% 7.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.51% 15.08% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 14
Median daily rate £375 £425 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +136.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £413 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
139 126 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.48% 26.69% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 79 74
Median daily rate £358 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £150 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 21
Median hourly rate £13.23 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.20% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £12.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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
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 4 May 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 +7 11 £318 +81.42%
Cheltenham +6 2 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (50.00%) Citrix
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 9 (40.91%) HP
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (40.91%) SCCM
5 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Migration
7 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 7 (31.82%) XenApp
7 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (27.27%) VMware
9 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) Law
11 3 (13.64%) Clustering
11 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
11 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (13.64%) DHCP
11 3 (13.64%) Cisco
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 7

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 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Unix
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.55%) Server Building
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) XenApp
1 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) arcserve
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Genesys
6 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy