The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 9.09% 4.00% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 7.69% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£335 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +10.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Operating Systems Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 36.36% 52.00% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate £285 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £355 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Andover

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Andover region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Serena
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle