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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 43 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.77% 2.55% 7.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 8.13% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 21
Median daily rate £153 £319 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.15% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
150 160 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.64% 31.43% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 88 79
Median daily rate £263 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £110 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 4 24
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +147.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 12 £131 -73.75% 1
Cheltenham 0 4 £120 -49.47% 2
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
5 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (60.00%) VMware
6 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
7 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 9 (30.00%) Office 365
9 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
9 9 (30.00%) Time Management
9 9 (30.00%) DNS
9 9 (30.00%) DHCP
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) Firewall
11 6 (20.00%) Citrix
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) MS Office
11 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
11 6 (20.00%) DBS Check
12 5 (16.67%) Network Management
12 5 (16.67%) vSphere
12 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (16.67%) SLA
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DHCP
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) Skype
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) IT Support
4 4 (13.33%) Build Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) CSS3
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
1 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Time Management
2 5 (16.67%) Network Management
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Innovation Management
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Database Security
5 1 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.67%) vSphere
5 3 (10.00%) Firmware
6 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Apple
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) Capita
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) CommVault
7 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.33%) Meru Networks