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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.37% 3.81% 7.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 8.99% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Average daily rate
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£390 £335 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -15.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £227 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
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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
54 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.21% 42.38% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 39
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) SCCM
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) VBScript
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) vSphere
10 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 3 (16.67%) Clustering
10 3 (16.67%) Firewall
10 3 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco
10 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 3 (16.67%) MCSE
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (16.67%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DMZ
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) Extranet
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Server Building
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) VCP4
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (11.11%) vMotion
4 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) CommVault
6 1 (5.56%) Nokia
6 1 (5.56%) NetScout
6 1 (5.56%) Imperva
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Intel