Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 94 63
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.53% 0.89% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.67% 4.85% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 35
Bristol median daily rate £363 £263 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.10% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £130 £152 £215
90th Percentile £456 £329 £400
South West median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Bristol median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +100.00% +31.25%
10th Percentile £20.50 £46.25 £13.88
90th Percentile £21.50 £58.75 £39.63
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +216.67% -25.69%

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 404 330 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.93% 18.36% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 191 241
Bristol median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £135 £168
90th Percentile £514 £488 £550
South West median daily rate £383 £351 £365
% change year-on-year +9.13% -3.97% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 32
Bristol median hourly rate £20.94 £15.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.20% -12.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.13 £11.33
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +22.86% +11.11% -7.35%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server
3 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
4 21 (67.74%) Windows 7
4 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (58.06%) VMware
6 16 (51.61%) Citrix
6 16 (51.61%) Windows 10
7 14 (45.16%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (45.16%) SCCM
8 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (41.94%) Office 365
9 10 (32.26%) XenApp
9 10 (32.26%) XenDesktop
10 9 (29.03%) NetScaler
11 8 (25.81%) Skype
11 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
11 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
11 8 (25.81%) Fat Client
11 8 (25.81%) Thin Client
11 8 (25.81%) Wyse
11 8 (25.81%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (22.58%) Application Virtualisation
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (22.58%) CA
12 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
12 7 (22.58%) Ivanti
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure

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 (25.81%) Skype for Business
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) NetScaler
2 8 (25.81%) Skype
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.23%) Extranet
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.13%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (12.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (3.23%) SOAP
1 1 (3.23%) WCF
1 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Fat Client
1 8 (25.81%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server
3 21 (67.74%) Windows 7
3 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (51.61%) Windows 10
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (22.58%) Application Virtualisation
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Document Management
5 2 (6.45%) Antivirus Management
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.23%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Proactive Management
6 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) SOLID
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (32.26%) XenApp
4 10 (32.26%) XenDesktop
5 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (19.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (6.45%) XenServer
9 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
9 1 (3.23%) Firmware
9 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 16 (51.61%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) Wyse
5 7 (22.58%) CA
5 7 (22.58%) Ivanti
6 5 (16.13%) HP
6 5 (16.13%) Hummingbird
6 5 (16.13%) iManage
6 5 (16.13%) Meridio
6 5 (16.13%) OpenText
7 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam