Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 83 76
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.29% 1.49% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.68% 7.87% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 20
Bristol median daily rate £400 £313 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -7.06% +28.10%
10th Percentile £363 £136 £119
90th Percentile £472 £588 £680
South West median daily rate £400 £313 £250
% change year-on-year +28.00% +25.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -58.00% +549.35%
10th Percentile £32.50 £46.25 £122.50
90th Percentile £50.90 £58.75 £127.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% +13.04% +24.32%

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 404 356 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.34% 18.99% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 208 168
Bristol median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +13.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £121 £146 £135
90th Percentile £556 £541 £556
South West median daily rate £414 £375 £343
% change year-on-year +10.33% +9.49% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 29
Bristol median hourly rate £18.25 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.67% -17.57% +5.71%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.63 £10.45
90th Percentile £48.63 £20.95 £49.75
South West median hourly rate £34.75 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +107.46% +1.52% -19.51%

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 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 19 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (74.07%) VMware
4 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
8 10 (37.04%) SCCM
8 10 (37.04%) Citrix
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (33.33%) Firewall
9 9 (33.33%) Office 365
10 8 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (29.63%) NetScaler
10 8 (29.63%) Skype
10 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (29.63%) XenApp
10 8 (29.63%) XenDesktop
10 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
11 7 (25.93%) CA
11 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
11 7 (25.93%) Thin Client
11 7 (25.93%) Wyse
11 7 (25.93%) Ivanti
11 7 (25.93%) Fat Client
11 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
11 7 (25.93%) Application Virtualisation

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) NetScaler
2 8 (29.63%) Skype
3 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) SAN
4 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Support
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) Server Support
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server Support
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (3.70%) COM
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.93%) Fat Client
1 7 (25.93%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
5 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Application Virtualisation
1 7 (25.93%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (3.70%) Database Security
4 1 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (3.70%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Server Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) SOLID
4 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (29.63%) XenApp
3 8 (29.63%) XenDesktop
4 7 (25.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) SCCM
2 6 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) CA
4 7 (25.93%) Ivanti
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.93%) Wyse
5 6 (22.22%) McAfee
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) CommVault
8 1 (3.70%) Veeam