Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 70 75
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.48% 1.66% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.57% 9.56% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 17
Bristol median daily rate £318 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +7.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £210 £139 £179
90th Percentile £575 £354 £405
South West median daily rate £325 £261 £275
% change year-on-year +24.40% -5.00% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 £125.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +525.00% -6.98%
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +13.04% +2.22% -0.84%

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 370 272 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.54% 17.40% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 173 158
Bristol median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £149 £135 £123
90th Percentile £538 £555 £488
South West median daily rate £375 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +10.70% -3.21% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 39
Bristol median hourly rate £17.13 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.54% +31.43% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.78 £10.50 £11.70
90th Percentile £43.68 £49.25 £37.20
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -12.82% +14.71%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (57.14%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) vSphere
6 8 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 8 (28.57%) EMC
7 7 (25.00%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Skype
7 7 (25.00%) SCOM
7 7 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (21.43%) Security Hardening
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) SAN
9 5 (17.86%) Citrix
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) SCCM
10 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (14.29%) AirWatch
10 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) IBM
10 4 (14.29%) DHCP

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 8 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Skype
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) Extranet
4 4 (14.29%) Intranet
5 3 (10.71%) NAS
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.57%) RSpec
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Server Support
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) EMC VNX
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) CentOS
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Unix
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Security Hardening
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.57%) ArchiMate
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.57%) DevOps
3 1 (3.57%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) MODAF
3 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) AirWatch
4 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.57%) OfficeScan
5 1 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.57%) Terraform
5 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) EMC
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) McAfee
7 2 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.14%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Veritas