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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 16 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.81% 8.53% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.70% 20.22% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Average daily rate
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£290 £185 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.75% -45.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £284
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
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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
63 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.00% 42.18% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 55 23
Average daily rate £290 £238 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% -29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +83.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 8 (57.14%) SCCM
5 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) Windows 8
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle
6 7 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (35.71%) VBScript
7 5 (35.71%) VB
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) MySQL
9 3 (21.43%) StarTeam
9 3 (21.43%) RHCA
9 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
9 3 (21.43%) Open Source
9 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (21.43%) OpenShift
9 3 (21.43%) Mentoring

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (21.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
1 3 (21.43%) Coaching
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) VBScript
2 5 (35.71%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) RHCA
3 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) RHCE
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 7 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Borland
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat