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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 23 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.46% 9.88% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 32.00% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £313 £306 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +5.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £309 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
35 75 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.99% 30.86% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 22
Median daily rate £315 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £11.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) VBScript
6 2 (28.57%) VB
6 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks