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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 9 37
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.23% 11.99% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.10% 28.46% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 2
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£325 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
168 123 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.31% 42.12% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 50 46
Average daily rate £380 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £30.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 -12 7 £280 +1.81% 1
Cheltenham -11 6 £504 +55.04%
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) VMware
3 26 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
6 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
6 21 (33.87%) Citrix
7 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
8 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (25.81%) XenApp
9 15 (24.19%) vSphere
10 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
11 13 (20.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (19.35%) Remedy
13 11 (17.74%) Firewall
13 11 (17.74%) ITIL
13 11 (17.74%) DNS
14 10 (16.13%) LAN
14 10 (16.13%) WAN
14 10 (16.13%) DHCP
14 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
14 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
15 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
15 9 (14.52%) Military
15 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
16 8 (12.90%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 13 (20.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.45%) IIS
7 4 (6.45%) Lync
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Firewall
1 11 (17.74%) DNS
2 10 (16.13%) LAN
2 10 (16.13%) WAN
2 10 (16.13%) DHCP
2 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.68%) VPN
4 3 (4.84%) SMS
4 3 (4.84%) SAN
4 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) IPv4
5 2 (3.23%) IPv6
5 2 (3.23%) BGP
5 2 (3.23%) MPLS
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MSI
2 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (14.52%) Military
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Administrator
2 10 (16.13%) Server Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.61%) COM
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) PDA
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.06%) UNIX
7 4 (6.45%) Linux
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
3 7 (11.29%) Service Management
4 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.84%) Change Control
5 3 (4.84%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.23%) Migration
6 2 (3.23%) Scrum
6 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.61%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.61%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.61%) Coaching
7 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
1 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) Perl
3 2 (3.23%) C
3 2 (3.23%) VBScript
3 2 (3.23%) VB
3 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.90%) MCTS
5 7 (11.29%) MCSE
6 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) MCP
7 2 (3.23%) CCSP
7 2 (3.23%) CCNP
7 2 (3.23%) CCA
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.23%) MCITP
7 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.23%) CCEE
7 2 (3.23%) CCAA
7 2 (3.23%) VCP5
8 1 (1.61%) Degree
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.81%) XenApp
3 15 (24.19%) vSphere
4 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
5 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (11.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) Backup Exec
3 6 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.45%) WSUS
5 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.61%) Netcool
5 1 (1.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) VMware
2 21 (33.87%) Citrix
3 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.35%) Remedy
5 8 (12.90%) HP
6 6 (9.68%) McAfee
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco
8 3 (4.84%) NetApp
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle
9 2 (3.23%) Apple
9 2 (3.23%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) Lumension
10 1 (1.61%) F5
10 1 (1.61%) AppSense
10 1 (1.61%) Veritas
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