Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.08% 4.45% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 17.96% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 5
Gloucestershire median daily rate £235 £121 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.81% -58.19% -31.76%
10th Percentile £150 £107 £171
90th Percentile £439 £345 £391
South West median daily rate £288 £282 £300
% change year-on-year +1.95% -6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.75 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £21.75 £47.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -54.21% +179.41% -15.78%

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 132 167 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.74% 24.78% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 88 139
Gloucestershire median daily rate £294 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £207 £106 £200
90th Percentile £551 £513 £575
South West median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 20
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -21.88% -32.20%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.43 £10.03
90th Percentile £47.88 £47.88 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.58% -3.57% +23.53%

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 22 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 May 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 -10 3 £235 +95.83% 1
Stroud - 1 £130 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
6 1 (16.67%) Nagios
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) Workflow

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat