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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 125 122 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.89% 5.89% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.49% 18.94% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 73 47
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£363 £325 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.50 £17.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £145.05 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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
610 644 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.76% 31.11% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 335 279
Average daily rate £363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 44 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 +27 36 £363 +45.00% 4
Basingstoke +8 22 £361 +35.04% 1
Hook -6 20 £362 +11.38%
Gosport +12 4 £450 -
Portsmouth +4 4 £265 -34.56% 4
Havant +1 3 £425 - 1
Farnborough -7 2 £388 +19.23% 1
Winchester - 2 £178 - 1
Andover - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (52.04%) Active Directory
3 138 (51.30%) Security Cleared
4 123 (45.72%) Microsoft
5 116 (43.12%) VMware
6 114 (42.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (38.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 86 (31.97%) SC Cleared
9 79 (29.37%) Windows 7
10 74 (27.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (26.39%) MS Exchange
12 65 (24.16%) SQL
13 58 (21.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 53 (19.70%) PowerShell
15 52 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 51 (18.96%) ITIL
17 39 (14.50%) MS Excel
18 38 (14.13%) SQL Server
19 36 (13.38%) Oracle
19 36 (13.38%) MCSE
19 36 (13.38%) vSphere
20 35 (13.01%) HP
21 34 (12.64%) Citrix
21 34 (12.64%) UNIX
21 34 (12.64%) VMware ESX
21 34 (12.64%) DV Cleared
21 34 (12.64%) SCCM
22 32 (11.90%) VBScript
22 32 (11.90%) McAfee
23 31 (11.52%) Configuration Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 71 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 58 (21.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (7.06%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.09%) IIS
6 9 (3.35%) Lync
7 8 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.49%) MediaWiki
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.37%) CMS
12 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.37%) Apache
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
Applications
1 39 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.81%) MS Visio
3 20 (7.43%) MS Office
4 16 (5.95%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.78%) Firewall
2 17 (6.32%) SAN
3 15 (5.58%) DNS
3 15 (5.58%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.09%) LAN
5 10 (3.72%) WAN
6 9 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.60%) FCoE
7 7 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (2.60%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.60%) Wireless
7 7 (2.60%) DHCP
8 6 (2.23%) SMTP
8 6 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.23%) Network Security
9 4 (1.49%) NAS
9 4 (1.49%) VoIP
9 4 (1.49%) Internet
10 3 (1.12%) OSPF
10 3 (1.12%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (5.95%) Oracle Database
4 15 (5.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.60%) MySQL
8 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) MSI
1 4 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.74%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.74%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.74%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.74%) Hudson
3 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) NUnit
4 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 9 (3.35%) Military
2 7 (2.60%) Finance
3 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.74%) Law
4 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.37%) Back Office
4 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (16.73%) Architect
2 32 (11.90%) Wintel Engineer
3 30 (11.15%) Analyst
4 29 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (8.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (6.32%) Author
7 12 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (4.46%) Server Engineer
8 11 (4.09%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.09%) Consultant
9 10 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (3.72%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.35%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.35%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Technical Architect
11 8 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (2.60%) Technical Author
12 7 (2.60%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.06%) HTML
2 15 (5.58%) XML
3 9 (3.35%) .NET
4 6 (2.23%) Ajax
4 6 (2.23%) Application Packaging
4 6 (2.23%) jQuery
5 4 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.12%) CSS
6 3 (1.12%) XML-RPC
6 3 (1.12%) Web Services
6 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.12%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (0.74%) J2EE
8 1 (0.37%) JSP
8 1 (0.37%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.37%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.37%) YAML
8 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.55%) Clustering
2 21 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.95%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.12%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.74%) Replication
8 2 (0.74%) IVR
8 2 (0.74%) PKI
8 2 (0.74%) PDA
8 2 (0.74%) Statistics
9 1 (0.37%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (42.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 103 (38.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (29.37%) Windows 7
5 34 (12.64%) UNIX
6 29 (10.78%) Linux
7 20 (7.43%) Windows Vista
8 15 (5.58%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.97%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.23%) AIX
10 6 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.86%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.49%) HPUX
13 3 (1.12%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.12%) CentOS
13 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.96%) ITIL
2 31 (11.52%) Configuration Management
3 16 (5.95%) SDLC
4 15 (5.58%) Test Scripting
5 14 (5.20%) Time Management
5 14 (5.20%) High Availability
5 14 (5.20%) Migration
6 13 (4.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (4.46%) Change Management
8 11 (4.09%) Integration Testing
9 10 (3.72%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (2.97%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (2.60%) Fault Management
12 6 (2.23%) Load Balancing
12 6 (2.23%) Mentoring
12 6 (2.23%) Web Development
12 6 (2.23%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (2.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.23%) Network Management
13 5 (1.86%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.16%) SQL
2 53 (19.70%) PowerShell
3 32 (11.90%) VBScript
4 10 (3.72%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.35%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.97%) Perl
7 7 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.23%) VB
9 4 (1.49%) Korn
10 3 (1.12%) VBA
10 3 (1.12%) C
10 3 (1.12%) C#
10 3 (1.12%) Java
10 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.74%) C++
12 1 (0.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 138 (51.30%) Security Cleared
2 86 (31.97%) SC Cleared
3 52 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (13.38%) MCSE
5 34 (12.64%) DV Cleared
6 17 (6.32%) MCSA
7 16 (5.95%) MCITP
8 10 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.35%) ISTQB
9 9 (3.35%) VCP4
10 7 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (2.60%) ISEB
10 7 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.23%) CCNA
11 6 (2.23%) Degree
12 4 (1.49%) CCNP
13 3 (1.12%) MCP
14 2 (0.74%) MCTS
14 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.72%) SLA
2 5 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.49%) QA
4 3 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 140 (52.04%) Active Directory
2 74 (27.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (13.38%) vSphere
4 34 (12.64%) VMware ESX
5 25 (9.29%) Hyper-V
6 16 (5.95%) XenApp
7 7 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.74%) XenServer
9 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (12.64%) SCCM
2 17 (6.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (5.58%) SCOM
4 10 (3.72%) vMotion
5 8 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.49%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.12%) Nagios
8 3 (1.12%) LiteSpeed
8 3 (1.12%) WSUS
8 3 (1.12%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.12%) Hyperic
8 3 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.74%) Netcool
10 1 (0.37%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 123 (45.72%) Microsoft
2 116 (43.12%) VMware
3 36 (13.38%) Oracle
4 35 (13.01%) HP
5 34 (12.64%) Citrix
6 32 (11.90%) McAfee
7 22 (8.18%) Intel
8 17 (6.32%) Cisco
9 13 (4.83%) 3PAR
9 13 (4.83%) Lumension
10 7 (2.60%) CA
11 6 (2.23%) Nokia
11 6 (2.23%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.23%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.23%) IBM
11 6 (2.23%) NetScout
11 6 (2.23%) Imperva
11 6 (2.23%) Remedy
12 3 (1.12%) Serena
12 3 (1.12%) Altiris
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