Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 39 57
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.84% 3.96% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 16.88% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate £315 £200 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.50% -36.00% -25.60%
10th Percentile £151 £115 £217
90th Percentile £487 £385 £399
South West median daily rate £288 £323 £314
% change year-on-year -10.85% +2.79% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +216.67% -25.35%

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 139 160 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.44% 23.46% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 123
Gloucestershire median daily rate £338 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -32.63% -0.06%
10th Percentile £195 £115 £215
90th Percentile £543 £438 £595
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 21
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +30.43% +3.73%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.01 £10.13
90th Percentile £48.38 £46.00 £45.15
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.06% -2.94%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 August 2018. 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 -3 2 - -
Stroud - 1 £130 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi

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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat