Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 21 January 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 43 48
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.55% 2.28% 3.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.29% 12.96% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 23
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £263 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.90% +75.00% -36.84%
10th Percentile £378 £232 £106
90th Percentile £438 £411 £388
South West median daily rate £425 £325 £250
% change year-on-year +30.77% +30.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £28.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.75% -
South West median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +13.04% +8.24%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 227 108 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 29.29% 17.59% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 46 141
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.23% -6.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £194 £213 £106
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 33
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -51.09%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.50 £11.63
90th Percentile £44.00 £42.50 £47.20
South West median hourly rate £29.21 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.89% +2.94% -15.00%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 3 - -
Cheltenham -12 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) MSI
7 5 (41.67%) VMware
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
7 5 (41.67%) SCCM
7 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (41.67%) ITSM
7 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
8 4 (33.33%) WSUS
8 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (33.33%) Wyse
8 4 (33.33%) CentOS
8 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
8 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
8 4 (33.33%) vSphere
8 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
8 4 (33.33%) Terminal Server
8 4 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared Application Packager
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
1 5 (41.67%) ITSM
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Terminal Server
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Wyse
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix