Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 68 84
Rank change year-on-year -33 +16 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.92% 2.45% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.79% 11.86% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 37 14
Bristol median daily rate £311 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +20.00% -22.48%
10th Percentile £155 £135 £128
90th Percentile £324 £400 £323
South West median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +100.00% -6.98%
South West median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -13.04%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 376 354 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.31% 20.63% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 239 198
Bristol median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -
10th Percentile £146 £150 £128
90th Percentile £513 £558 £516
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 40
Bristol median hourly rate £15.38 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +7.69% +14.04%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.33 £11.73
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.93 £23.88
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -12.86% +2.94%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Bristol

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Citrix
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) XenApp
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (22.22%) AirWatch
8 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
8 4 (22.22%) Intranet
8 4 (22.22%) Extranet
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) DHCP
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) Replication
9 3 (16.67%) Clustering
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 3 (16.67%) Skype
9 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) Extranet
2 4 (22.22%) Intranet
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
3 3 (16.67%) Skype
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Law
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) ArchiMate
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.56%) MODAF
3 1 (5.56%) Presales
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) AirWatch
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Veritas