Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 37 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.82% 4.78% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.91% 15.51% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 6
Gloucestershire median daily rate £263 £133 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +98.11% -49.76% -18.85%
10th Percentile £232 £106 £183
90th Percentile £411 £356 £475
South West median daily rate £313 £250 £290
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.79% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% - -
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% -11.86%

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 111 245 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.35% 30.82% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 143 163
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £188 £106 £153
90th Percentile £525 £523 £560
South West median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -66.27% +107.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.63 £10.13
90th Percentile £42.50 £46.60 £45.21
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -21.43% +21.74%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -16 4 £236 +96.88% 2
Cheltenham +4 1 - - 1
Cirencester - 1 £400 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Office 365
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Veeam
7 2 (18.18%) Email Migration
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall

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 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Email Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) CyberSource
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Jitterbit
4 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Sage