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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.56% 5.05% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.49% 18.97% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Median daily rate £318 £425 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +142.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £270 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £450 £228
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +8.70%
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
148 116 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.96% 26.61% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 79 78
Median daily rate £380 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 22
Median hourly rate £13.23 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.51% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 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 +3 12 £318 +120.86% 2
Cheltenham +1 2 - - 5
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (54.17%) Citrix
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) SCCM
5 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 9 (37.50%) XenApp
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (37.50%) HP
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (25.00%) Migration
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
10 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (16.67%) DHCP
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.50%) SLA
11 3 (12.50%) Cisco
11 3 (12.50%) Clustering
11 3 (12.50%) Law
11 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V

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 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Server Building
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) MCTS
5 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
3 8 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.33%) Firmware
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (8.33%) vSphere
7 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
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