The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 16.13% 26.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 62.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£376 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -10.52%
Windows Server 2008
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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 Gosport region.

Operating Systems Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 43.01% 42.86% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate £377 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Fault Management
4 8 (40.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) JSP
4 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (25.00%) Nessus
6 5 (25.00%) Nmap
6 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 5 (25.00%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (25.00%) SSL
1 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Security Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Test Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (40.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (40.00%) Fault Management
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) Validation
2 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.00%) MCITP
5 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Nessus
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (60.00%) Citrix
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco