Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 85 66
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.85% 1.45% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.44% 8.71% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 29
Bristol median daily rate £306 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +7.14% +31.94%
10th Percentile £125 £228 £238
90th Percentile £416 £680 £404
South West median daily rate £286 £313 £323
% change year-on-year -8.40% -3.10% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £19.25 - £26.25
10th Percentile £16.68 - £13.88
90th Percentile £21.23 - £39.63
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +216.67% -25.00%

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 360 287 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.59% 16.61% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 174 266
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £133 £159 £215
90th Percentile £514 £525 £522
South West median daily rate £375 £364 £363
% change year-on-year +3.02% +0.41% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 29
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.68% -4.63%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.13 £11.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.20
South West median hourly rate £17.88 £17.54 £16.97
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.36% +0.86%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (94.12%) Windows Server
3 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
5 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (58.82%) VMware
7 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
8 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (38.24%) SCCM
10 12 (35.29%) Citrix
10 12 (35.29%) Windows 10
11 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (29.41%) Office 365
13 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (23.53%) DNS
15 7 (20.59%) DHCP
15 7 (20.59%) ITIL
15 7 (20.59%) HP
15 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
15 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
15 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
16 6 (17.65%) XenApp
16 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (17.65%) Finance
16 6 (17.65%) Firewall
16 6 (17.65%) Skype
16 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
17 5 (14.71%) iManage
17 5 (14.71%) Hummingbird
17 5 (14.71%) OpenText

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 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) Skype
4 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
4 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) Wireless
5 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
5 3 (8.82%) NAS
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) Extranet
6 1 (2.94%) Intranet
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
1 3 (8.82%) Replication
1 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (94.12%) Windows Server
3 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
5 12 (35.29%) Windows 10
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.88%) Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Android
9 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Document Management
3 4 (11.76%) Security Hardening
3 4 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Proactive Management
6 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
4 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
5 6 (17.65%) XenApp
6 4 (11.76%) vSphere
7 3 (8.82%) XenServer
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.94%) Firmware
9 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) SCOM
3 4 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (8.82%) WSUS
5 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) Hummingbird
5 5 (14.71%) iManage
5 5 (14.71%) Meridio
5 5 (14.71%) OpenText
6 4 (11.76%) EMC
7 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 3 (8.82%) Ivanti
7 3 (8.82%) Wyse
8 2 (5.88%) CA
8 2 (5.88%) Dell
8 2 (5.88%) McAfee
8 2 (5.88%) Veeam
9 1 (2.94%) Apple
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco
9 1 (2.94%) Symantec
9 1 (2.94%) Veritas