Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 102 70
Rank change year-on-year +4 -32 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.32% 0.91% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.88% 4.76% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 38
Bristol median daily rate £390 £311 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.30% +3.75% +20.60%
10th Percentile £130 £155 £135
90th Percentile £468 £324 £400
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +21.43% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Bristol median hourly rate £29.25 £52.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.29% +31.25% +100.00%
10th Percentile £22.08 £46.25 £16.50
90th Percentile £37.03 £58.75 £110.50
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +137.50% -

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 407 378 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.23% 19.19% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 233 242
Bristol median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £146 £150
90th Percentile £514 £498 £556
South West median daily rate £400 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +14.12% +0.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 32
Bristol median hourly rate £20.94 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.01% -4.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.90 £11.33
90th Percentile £48.00 £43.75 £43.93
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.63 £15.26
% change year-on-year +12.75% +22.05% -14.03%

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 15 November 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

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (60.71%) Windows 10
6 16 (57.14%) VMware
7 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
8 12 (42.86%) SCCM
8 12 (42.86%) Office 365
9 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (39.29%) Citrix
10 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (25.00%) XenApp
11 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 7 (25.00%) Wyse
11 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
11 7 (25.00%) NetScaler
12 6 (21.43%) Skype
12 6 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
12 6 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (21.43%) CA
12 6 (21.43%) Ivanti
12 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
12 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
12 6 (21.43%) PowerShell

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 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (21.43%) Skype
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.57%) Extranet
5 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Back Office
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (60.71%) Windows 10
5 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Document Management
3 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Kanban
4 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.57%) Server Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (25.00%) XenApp
4 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (7.14%) Firmware
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.57%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) Wyse
5 6 (21.43%) CA
5 6 (21.43%) Ivanti
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Hummingbird
6 2 (7.14%) iManage
6 2 (7.14%) Meridio
6 2 (7.14%) OpenText
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) CommVault
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat