The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.36% 3.44% 6.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.08% 10.98% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 8
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£300 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £308 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 82 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.33% 31.30% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 32 75
Average daily rate £350 £309 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% -22.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.75 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -3 10 £231 -22.91% 3
Cheltenham -2 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Cirencester - 1 - -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (52.83%) VMware
4 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
5 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
6 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
8 17 (32.08%) Citrix
9 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.87%) Firewall
11 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (18.87%) vSphere
12 9 (16.98%) DHCP
12 9 (16.98%) XenApp
12 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
12 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (16.98%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
13 8 (15.09%) WSUS
14 7 (13.21%) VPN
14 7 (13.21%) DNS
14 7 (13.21%) Apple
14 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
14 7 (13.21%) Backup Exec
14 7 (13.21%) SCCM
14 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
14 7 (13.21%) iPad

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.77%) Lync
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.87%) Firewall
3 9 (16.98%) DHCP
4 7 (13.21%) VPN
4 7 (13.21%) DNS
5 6 (11.32%) LAN
5 6 (11.32%) WAN
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security
6 4 (7.55%) SMS
6 4 (7.55%) IPv4
6 4 (7.55%) IPv6
6 4 (7.55%) SAN
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) FTP
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.89%) Wireless
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) PVCS
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Server Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) SCCM Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) iPad
2 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (16.98%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (11.32%) Migration
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL
3 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.77%) Change Management
4 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.77%) Project Management
4 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.77%) Change Control
4 2 (3.77%) Database Security
5 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.89%) Email Management
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.89%) Service Management
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 9 (16.98%) XenApp
5 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
5 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) WSUS
2 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.89%) MOM
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) VMware
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.08%) Citrix
4 7 (13.21%) Apple
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) McAfee
7 3 (5.66%) AppSense
8 2 (3.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle
8 2 (3.77%) Sybase
8 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 2 (3.77%) Sun
9 1 (1.89%) IBM
9 1 (1.89%) Remedy
9 1 (1.89%) Lumension
9 1 (1.89%) Trustwave
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