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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.80% 4.26% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.73% 10.13% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Average daily rate
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£361 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £337 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £319
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
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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
74 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.60% 42.02% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 30
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (50.00%) VMware
6 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (26.67%) Clustering
11 7 (23.33%) SCCM
12 6 (20.00%) Linux
12 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.00%) SQL
13 5 (16.67%) Oracle
13 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
13 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
13 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
13 5 (16.67%) Lync
13 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
14 4 (13.33%) Firewall
14 4 (13.33%) Finance
14 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
14 4 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (13.33%) Cisco
14 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 4 (13.33%) VBScript

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Lync
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) DMZ
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Operations Management
3 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) Server Hardening
4 1 (3.33%) Server Building
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) VCP4
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.67%) vMotion
4 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (6.67%) CommVault
6 2 (6.67%) Nokia
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Remedy
6 2 (6.67%) McAfee
6 2 (6.67%) NetScout
6 2 (6.67%) Imperva
6 2 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) Intel