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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 139 59 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.60% 3.66% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.35% 14.53% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 27 56
Average daily rate
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£305 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £317
% change year-on-year
- -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £27.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £27.50 £41.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.95%
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
683 406 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.42% 25.17% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 226 230
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 60
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 22 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 October 2014. 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
Hook +10 42 £315 -16.00% 2
Basingstoke - 17 £325 - 2
Southampton -4 14 £225 -26.82% 8
Portsmouth +7 12 £240 +16.36% 6
Farnborough -1 10 £300 -7.69%
Winchester +4 6 £350 +24.44% 2
Andover -7 2 £335 -
Fareham - 2 £190 - 3
Havant - - - - 3
Petersfield - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (64.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 154 (58.56%) Security Cleared
4 124 (47.15%) Microsoft
5 121 (46.01%) VMware
6 106 (40.30%) SC Cleared
7 100 (38.02%) Active Directory
8 88 (33.46%) MS Exchange
9 70 (26.62%) HP
9 70 (26.62%) Windows 7
10 67 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 59 (22.43%) Windows XP
12 55 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (19.39%) SQL
14 50 (19.01%) DV Cleared
15 49 (18.63%) TCP/IP
16 47 (17.87%) ITIL
17 46 (17.49%) MS Excel
18 45 (17.11%) UNIX
19 43 (16.35%) DNS
20 42 (15.97%) SQL Server
21 41 (15.59%) Oracle
22 39 (14.83%) SharePoint
23 38 (14.45%) Exchange Server 2007
23 38 (14.45%) Exchange Server 2010
24 37 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
25 36 (13.69%) SAN
26 35 (13.31%) Windows 2000
26 35 (13.31%) vSphere
27 34 (12.93%) Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 88 (33.46%) MS Exchange
2 39 (14.83%) SharePoint
3 38 (14.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 38 (14.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (8.37%) Lync
6 13 (4.94%) IIS
7 10 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.90%) JBoss
8 5 (1.90%) Apache
8 5 (1.90%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.52%) Drupal
9 4 (1.52%) WordPress
9 4 (1.52%) Documentum
9 4 (1.52%) CMS
10 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (17.49%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.14%) assyst
3 2 (0.76%) Maximo
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) SaaS
1 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.63%) TCP/IP
2 43 (16.35%) DNS
3 36 (13.69%) SAN
4 33 (12.55%) Firewall
5 22 (8.37%) DHCP
6 21 (7.98%) LAN
6 21 (7.98%) HTTPS
7 18 (6.84%) WAN
8 17 (6.46%) SMTP
9 12 (4.56%) Internet
10 10 (3.80%) X.400
10 10 (3.80%) X.500
10 10 (3.80%) SSL
10 10 (3.80%) HTTP
11 9 (3.42%) Wireshark
12 8 (3.04%) Network Security
13 7 (2.66%) OSPF
13 7 (2.66%) NAS
13 7 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.66%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.42%) MySQL
5 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.28%) EDMS
8 5 (1.90%) SQLPlus
8 5 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (4.18%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (4.18%) LoadRunner
2 6 (2.28%) MSI
3 5 (1.90%) Subversion
4 2 (0.76%) Moq
4 2 (0.76%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.76%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.38%) NUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (5.32%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.56%) Finance
3 7 (2.66%) Military
4 5 (1.90%) Back Office
5 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.76%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (15.21%) Analyst
2 24 (9.13%) Administrator
3 21 (7.98%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (5.70%) Test Analyst
5 15 (5.70%) Desktop Support
5 15 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (5.32%) Support Engineer
7 13 (4.94%) Architect
8 10 (3.80%) Developer
9 9 (3.42%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.04%) Tester
10 8 (3.04%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.04%) Consultant
10 8 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) Integration Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) Integration Test Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) Server Analyst
12 6 (2.28%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.03%) HTML
2 27 (10.27%) JSP
3 24 (9.13%) .NET
4 23 (8.75%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.42%) Web Services
6 7 (2.66%) SOAP
7 6 (2.28%) jQuery
7 6 (2.28%) CSS
8 5 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.90%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (1.90%) Ajax
9 4 (1.52%) XML
10 3 (1.14%) Symfony
11 2 (0.76%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.76%) NHibernate
12 1 (0.38%) J2EE
12 1 (0.38%) JPA
12 1 (0.38%) Zend Framework
12 1 (0.38%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (0.38%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.13%) Clustering
3 13 (4.94%) Replication
4 9 (3.42%) PKI
5 8 (3.04%) HACMP
6 6 (2.28%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.90%) IVR
7 5 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.90%) User Experience
8 3 (1.14%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.14%) CMDB
9 2 (0.76%) iPad
9 2 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.76%) SecurID
9 2 (0.76%) Derivative
9 2 (0.76%) iPhone
9 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) EMC Centera
10 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 263 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (64.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 70 (26.62%) Windows 7
4 59 (22.43%) Windows XP
5 55 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (17.11%) UNIX
7 35 (13.31%) Windows 2000
8 34 (12.93%) Linux
9 17 (6.46%) Windows Vista
10 15 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.04%) AIX
11 8 (3.04%) Solaris
12 7 (2.66%) Debian
13 5 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.52%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.76%) SUSE
16 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.87%) ITIL
2 28 (10.65%) Migration
3 25 (9.51%) Test Scripting
4 21 (7.98%) Software Testing
5 17 (6.46%) Knowledge Management
6 16 (6.08%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.32%) Validation
8 13 (4.94%) Mentoring
9 12 (4.56%) Unit Testing
9 12 (4.56%) Integration Testing
9 12 (4.56%) Time Management
10 11 (4.18%) Service Management
10 11 (4.18%) Performance Testing
10 11 (4.18%) Test Strategy
11 10 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.80%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.80%) Workflow
11 10 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (3.42%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.39%) SQL
2 32 (12.17%) JavaScript
3 27 (10.27%) PowerShell
4 19 (7.22%) VBScript
5 9 (3.42%) C
6 7 (2.66%) Java
6 7 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.28%) VB
8 5 (1.90%) PHP
8 5 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.90%) PHP5
9 3 (1.14%) C#
10 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 154 (58.56%) Security Cleared
2 106 (40.30%) SC Cleared
3 50 (19.01%) DV Cleared
4 25 (9.51%) ISTQB
4 25 (9.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (7.60%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (7.22%) CCNA
7 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.56%) MCSE
8 12 (4.56%) CCNP
9 7 (2.66%) Degree
10 4 (1.52%) ISEB
10 4 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.76%) VCP5
12 1 (0.38%) MCP
12 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.38%) MCTS
12 1 (0.38%) MCITP
12 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.32%) SLA
2 11 (4.18%) QA
3 4 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.14%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (38.02%) Active Directory
2 67 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.31%) vSphere
4 30 (11.41%) VMware ESX
5 21 (7.98%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.56%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.42%) Nmap
8 8 (3.04%) XenApp
9 5 (1.90%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.90%) OCFS2
9 5 (1.90%) vCloud
10 4 (1.52%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.76%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (8.37%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (6.46%) ARCserve
2 17 (6.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (5.32%) HP SIM
3 14 (5.32%) McAfee ePO
4 12 (4.56%) Backup Exec
5 11 (4.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (4.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (3.42%) Nessus
6 9 (3.42%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.66%) SCCM
7 7 (2.66%) WSUS
8 6 (2.28%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (2.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.52%) MOM
11 3 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.14%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 124 (47.15%) Microsoft
2 121 (46.01%) VMware
3 70 (26.62%) HP
4 41 (15.59%) Oracle
5 33 (12.55%) Citrix
6 30 (11.41%) Cisco
6 30 (11.41%) McAfee
7 24 (9.13%) Symantec
8 20 (7.60%) CA
9 15 (5.70%) Red Hat
9 15 (5.70%) EMC
9 15 (5.70%) Lumension
10 14 (5.32%) 3PAR
10 14 (5.32%) IBM
11 13 (4.94%) Sophos
12 12 (4.56%) NetApp
12 12 (4.56%) Dell
13 10 (3.80%) Altiris
14 9 (3.42%) Brocade
15 8 (3.04%) Remedy
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