The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gosport region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 18.92% - 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £344 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £283 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 35.14% - 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £340 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
1 30 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 30 (100.00%) JSP
1 30 (100.00%) UNIX
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 30 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 30 (100.00%) HP
1 30 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 30 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (96.67%) SC Cleared
3 28 (93.33%) ISTQB
4 27 (90.00%) Software Testing
4 27 (90.00%) Oracle
5 26 (86.67%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (70.00%) Test Scripting
6 21 (70.00%) Test Strategy
7 20 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
7 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
7 20 (66.67%) HTTPS
8 14 (46.67%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (43.33%) Workflow
9 13 (43.33%) SSL
9 13 (43.33%) Linux
9 13 (43.33%) DV Cleared
10 12 (40.00%) Wireshark
10 12 (40.00%) Nessus

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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.

Business Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 20 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 13 (43.33%) SSL
3 12 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 7 (23.33%) HTTP
4 7 (23.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Test Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
1 30 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 30 (100.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) UNIX
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 30 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 30 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Software Testing
2 21 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 21 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 20 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
4 13 (43.33%) Workflow
5 12 (40.00%) Validation
6 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (96.67%) SC Cleared
3 28 (93.33%) ISTQB
4 13 (43.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 30 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (40.00%) Nessus
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) HP
2 27 (90.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat