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 15 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 19.74% - 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £344 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +8.55%
Operating Systems Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 35.53% - 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate £340 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -4.58%
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 15 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 29 (100.00%) JSP
1 29 (100.00%) UNIX
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 29 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 29 (100.00%) HP
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 29 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (96.55%) SC Cleared
3 27 (93.10%) ISTQB
4 26 (89.66%) Software Testing
4 26 (89.66%) Oracle
5 25 (86.21%) Oracle EBS
6 20 (68.97%) Test Strategy
6 20 (68.97%) Test Scripting
7 19 (65.52%) Knowledge Management
7 19 (65.52%) TCP/IP
7 19 (65.52%) HTTPS
8 13 (44.83%) Workflow
8 13 (44.83%) SSL
8 13 (44.83%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (44.83%) Linux
8 13 (44.83%) DV Cleared
9 12 (41.38%) Wireshark
9 12 (41.38%) Nessus

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 25 (86.21%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) TCP/IP
1 19 (65.52%) HTTPS
2 13 (44.83%) SSL
3 12 (41.38%) Wireshark
4 6 (20.69%) HTTP
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Applications Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 29 (100.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) UNIX
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 29 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Software Testing
2 20 (68.97%) Test Strategy
2 20 (68.97%) Test Scripting
3 19 (65.52%) Knowledge Management
4 13 (44.83%) Workflow
5 12 (41.38%) Validation
6 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (96.55%) SC Cleared
3 27 (93.10%) ISTQB
4 13 (44.83%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 29 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (41.38%) Nessus
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) HP
2 26 (89.66%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat