The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.35% 1.95% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.60% 5.32% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Windows Server 2008
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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 Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
93 94 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.91% 36.58% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 15
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 16
Average hourly rate £11.88 £12.88 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% -66.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Basingstoke region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (60.87%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (47.83%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
8 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
8 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
9 6 (26.09%) Clustering
9 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 5 (21.74%) CSS
10 5 (21.74%) OO
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) UNIX
10 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
10 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
10 5 (21.74%) Lync
10 5 (21.74%) jQuery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Lync
3 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.04%) CMS
4 3 (13.04%) Drupal
4 3 (13.04%) WordPress
4 3 (13.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) NAS
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) SMS
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) StarTeam
3 2 (8.70%) Moq
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Server Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) jQuery
2 4 (17.39%) CodeIgniter
2 4 (17.39%) Ajax
2 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) Symfony
4 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) StructureMap
5 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.35%) Laravel
5 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Debian
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
10 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) OO PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) PHP5
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) VBScript
5 4 (17.39%) VB
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.04%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) RHCE
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) RHCA
3 3 (13.04%) RHCSA
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Zend
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) Borland
6 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) Lumension
7 2 (8.70%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Sophos