The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 120 126 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.37% 6.03% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.80% 18.75% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 37
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£363 £301 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.50% -5.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £402 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -6.19%
Windows Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
606 672 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.10% 32.14% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 369 273
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 56 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hampshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +24 33 £363 +43.56% 2
Basingstoke +4 21 £335 +1.51% 1
Hook -2 17 £390 +25.80%
Winchester -10 11 £328 -6.42% 1
Gosport +6 7 £456 -
Portsmouth -1 6 £408 +56.73% 1
Andover -7 2 - - 1
Farnborough -8 1 £313 +19.04% 3
Petersfield - 1 £140 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 240 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (48.75%) Microsoft
3 115 (47.92%) Active Directory
4 112 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 107 (44.58%) VMware
6 103 (42.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 88 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (30.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (27.92%) SC Cleared
9 67 (27.92%) MS Exchange
10 58 (24.17%) SQL
10 58 (24.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 57 (23.75%) Windows 7
12 54 (22.50%) ITIL
13 53 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 47 (19.58%) PowerShell
15 46 (19.17%) SQL Server
16 41 (17.08%) MCSE
17 40 (16.67%) Linux
18 38 (15.83%) vSphere
19 35 (14.58%) UNIX
19 35 (14.58%) VMware ESX
20 34 (14.17%) Oracle
21 32 (13.33%) MS Excel
21 32 (13.33%) Citrix
21 32 (13.33%) SCCM
21 32 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
22 30 (12.50%) Intel
23 29 (12.08%) Firewall
24 27 (11.25%) VBScript

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 67 (27.92%) MS Exchange
2 58 (24.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (7.08%) IIS
5 15 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.75%) Lync
7 8 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.67%) CMS
10 3 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.25%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.83%) Documentum
12 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 32 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.75%) MS Office
3 17 (7.08%) MS Visio
4 12 (5.00%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.08%) Firewall
2 17 (7.08%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.25%) SAN
4 11 (4.58%) DNS
5 9 (3.75%) WAN
6 8 (3.33%) LAN
7 7 (2.92%) IPv4
7 7 (2.92%) IPv6
7 7 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.92%) FCoE
7 7 (2.92%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (2.92%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.50%) Wireless
8 6 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.50%) DHCP
8 6 (2.50%) SNMP
9 5 (2.08%) Internet
10 4 (1.67%) SMTP
10 4 (1.67%) X.400
10 4 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.17%) Oracle Database
3 21 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.67%) MySQL
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.83%) MSI
3 2 (0.83%) Hudson
3 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.83%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.42%) NUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 14 (5.83%) Military
2 7 (2.92%) Finance
3 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (21.67%) Architect
2 31 (12.92%) Infrastructure Architect
3 30 (12.50%) Analyst
4 19 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.08%) Wintel Engineer
6 11 (4.58%) Author
7 10 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 10 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (3.75%) Consultant
8 9 (3.75%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.33%) Developer
9 8 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.50%) Security Engineer
11 6 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.50%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.33%) .NET
2 17 (7.08%) HTML
3 10 (4.17%) XML
4 6 (2.50%) Ajax
4 6 (2.50%) jQuery
5 5 (2.08%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.67%) HTML5
6 4 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.25%) XML-RPC
7 3 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.25%) CSS
7 3 (1.25%) Web Services
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (0.83%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.42%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.42%) YAML
9 1 (0.42%) J2EE
9 1 (0.42%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.92%) Clustering
2 14 (5.83%) Client/Server
2 14 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.25%) Social Network
6 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.25%) User Experience
7 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.83%) IVR
7 2 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.42%) Life Science
8 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
8 1 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 240 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (42.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 88 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (23.75%) Windows 7
5 40 (16.67%) Linux
6 35 (14.58%) UNIX
7 14 (5.83%) Windows Vista
8 10 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.17%) HPUX
9 5 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.25%) AIX
11 3 (1.25%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.42%) Solaris
13 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.50%) ITIL
2 25 (10.42%) Configuration Management
3 16 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (5.42%) Test Scripting
5 12 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (5.00%) SDLC
6 11 (4.58%) Integration Testing
6 11 (4.58%) Migration
7 9 (3.75%) Project Management
7 9 (3.75%) Change Management
7 9 (3.75%) High Availability
8 8 (3.33%) Time Management
8 8 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (2.92%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.92%) Web Development
10 6 (2.50%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.50%) Automated Testing
10 6 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.17%) SQL
2 47 (19.58%) PowerShell
3 27 (11.25%) VBScript
4 14 (5.83%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.83%) Perl
5 8 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.50%) VB
6 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.25%) Korn
8 3 (1.25%) C#
9 2 (0.83%) C
9 2 (0.83%) Java
9 2 (0.83%) VBA
10 1 (0.42%) Groovy
10 1 (0.42%) C++
10 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 112 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 67 (27.92%) SC Cleared
3 53 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (17.08%) MCSE
5 25 (10.42%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.58%) Degree
6 11 (4.58%) MCSA
7 10 (4.17%) MCITP
8 9 (3.75%) VCP4
9 7 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (2.92%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.92%) ISEB
10 5 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.67%) CCNA
12 2 (0.83%) MCP
12 2 (0.83%) CCNP
13 1 (0.42%) EMC Certification
13 1 (0.42%) MOS
13 1 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) SLA
2 5 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 115 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 74 (30.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (15.83%) vSphere
4 35 (14.58%) VMware ESX
5 16 (6.67%) XenApp
6 13 (5.42%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.83%) XenServer
10 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 32 (13.33%) SCCM
2 16 (6.67%) SCOM
3 14 (5.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (4.17%) vMotion
5 6 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.67%) WSUS
8 3 (1.25%) LiteSpeed
9 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.42%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.42%) Netcool
10 1 (0.42%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.42%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.42%) Puppet
10 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 117 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 107 (44.58%) VMware
3 34 (14.17%) Oracle
4 32 (13.33%) Citrix
5 30 (12.50%) Intel
6 25 (10.42%) HP
7 22 (9.17%) McAfee
8 13 (5.42%) Cisco
9 11 (4.58%) 3PAR
10 10 (4.17%) Lumension
10 10 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.50%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.50%) Remedy
11 6 (2.50%) Nokia
11 6 (2.50%) IBM
11 6 (2.50%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.50%) Imperva
11 6 (2.50%) ComArch
11 6 (2.50%) NetScout
12 5 (2.08%) CA
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