The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 12 17 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.92% 1.28% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 3.13% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £130 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 - £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £138 - £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 32 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 35.29% 41.03% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 19
Median daily rate £270 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2008
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £130 to £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago