Period
to 21 October 2017

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 October 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 53 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.16% 2.91% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.69% 9.62% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 15
Gloucestershire median daily rate £331 £319 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.92% +34.21% -20.83%
10th Percentile £168 £119 £136
90th Percentile £429 £403 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +28.00% +4.17% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -22.50% -13.04%
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +216.67% -25.00% -11.48%

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 131 291 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.22% 30.28% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 154 195
Gloucestershire median daily rate £315 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £185 £133 £150
90th Percentile £474 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 19
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% +1.92% -18.75%
10th Percentile £12.08 £11.36 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.50 £41.95 £43.90
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% +6.06%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -11 3 £263 +23.53% 2
Cheltenham +9 2 £425 +21.43% 2
Cirencester - 2 £325 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) VMware
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (28.57%) IIS
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) Office 365
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
9 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 3 (21.43%) Internet
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) Solaris
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) Unix
9 3 (21.43%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
9 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Firewall
10 2 (14.29%) Wireless
10 2 (14.29%) Migration

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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Live Communications Server
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ICT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Demand Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Email Migration
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SmoothWall
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) CyberSource
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Jitterbit
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Sage
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam