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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 114 135 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.51% 6.63% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.78% 20.33% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 66
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £12.50 £18.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £145.05 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -24.41%
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
607 664 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.35% 32.61% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 347 305
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 42 58
Average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% -26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 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 6 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 +13 26 £363 +31.81% 3
Hook -2 25 £343 +4.84%
Basingstoke +6 9 £390 +16.41% 4
Havant -2 4 £425 - 2
Gosport +11 3 £450 -
Portsmouth +3 3 £265 +6.00% 1
Farnborough -7 3 £300 -7.69% 2
Winchester - 2 £170 - 2
Andover - 1 - - 1
Waterlooville - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 265 (100.00%) Windows
2 154 (58.11%) Security Cleared
3 137 (51.70%) Active Directory
4 118 (44.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 113 (42.64%) VMware
6 110 (41.51%) Microsoft
7 101 (38.11%) SC Cleared
8 93 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 82 (30.94%) Windows 7
10 72 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (25.28%) SQL
12 64 (24.15%) MS Exchange
13 55 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 53 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 48 (18.11%) ITIL
16 46 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (14.72%) HP
18 38 (14.34%) MS Excel
19 36 (13.58%) McAfee
19 36 (13.58%) DV Cleared
20 35 (13.21%) Oracle
20 35 (13.21%) SQL Server
21 34 (12.83%) vSphere
22 33 (12.45%) Citrix
23 32 (12.08%) VBScript
23 32 (12.08%) UNIX
23 32 (12.08%) VMware ESX
24 29 (10.94%) Firewall
24 29 (10.94%) MCSE
24 29 (10.94%) Configuration Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 64 (24.15%) MS Exchange
2 55 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (8.30%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.15%) IIS
5 9 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.26%) Lync
8 4 (1.51%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.38%) CMS
11 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.38%) Apache
11 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 20 (7.55%) MS Office
3 16 (6.04%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.94%) Firewall
2 16 (6.04%) SAN
3 13 (4.91%) DNS
3 13 (4.91%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.15%) LAN
5 10 (3.77%) WAN
6 8 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.26%) Wireless
7 6 (2.26%) SMTP
8 5 (1.89%) DHCP
8 5 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.89%) Network Security
8 5 (1.89%) FCoE
8 5 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.89%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.51%) NAS
9 4 (1.51%) VoIP
9 4 (1.51%) Internet
10 3 (1.13%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.28%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.26%) MySQL
7 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.13%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (2.26%) MSI
2 4 (1.51%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.75%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.75%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.75%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.75%) Hudson
4 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) NUnit
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 6 (2.26%) Military
2 4 (1.51%) Finance
3 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.38%) Back Office
4 1 (0.38%) Automotive
4 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (14.72%) Architect
2 33 (12.45%) Wintel Engineer
3 28 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (8.68%) Analyst
5 19 (7.17%) Author
5 19 (7.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (4.53%) Test Analyst
7 11 (4.15%) Consultant
7 11 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (4.15%) Server Engineer
8 10 (3.77%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.40%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.40%) Technical Author
10 8 (3.02%) Developer
10 8 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.02%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.02%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (2.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (2.64%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.55%) HTML
2 15 (5.66%) XML
3 10 (3.77%) .NET
4 6 (2.26%) Ajax
4 6 (2.26%) jQuery
5 5 (1.89%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.13%) CSS
6 3 (1.13%) XML-RPC
6 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.13%) Web Services
6 3 (1.13%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (0.75%) JSP
7 2 (0.75%) J2EE
8 1 (0.38%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.38%) YAML
8 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.79%) Clustering
3 15 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.13%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.75%) Replication
7 2 (0.75%) IVR
7 2 (0.75%) PKI
7 2 (0.75%) PDA
8 1 (0.38%) Life Science
8 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
8 1 (0.38%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 265 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (44.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 93 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (30.94%) Windows 7
5 32 (12.08%) UNIX
6 26 (9.81%) Linux
7 21 (7.92%) Windows Vista
8 17 (6.42%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.64%) AIX
11 6 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.89%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.13%) HPUX
13 3 (1.13%) CentOS
13 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.38%) Solaris
15 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.11%) ITIL
2 29 (10.94%) Configuration Management
3 18 (6.79%) Migration
3 18 (6.79%) Test Scripting
4 16 (6.04%) SDLC
5 14 (5.28%) Time Management
5 14 (5.28%) High Availability
6 13 (4.91%) Integration Testing
6 13 (4.91%) Change Management
7 12 (4.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (3.40%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (3.40%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.64%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (2.64%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (2.64%) Project Management
9 7 (2.64%) Fault Management
10 6 (2.26%) Test Automation
10 6 (2.26%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (25.28%) SQL
2 53 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 32 (12.08%) VBScript
4 11 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.40%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.64%) Perl
6 7 (2.64%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.51%) Korn
7 4 (1.51%) VB
7 4 (1.51%) C#
7 4 (1.51%) Java
8 3 (1.13%) C
8 3 (1.13%) C++
8 3 (1.13%) VBA
8 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) Groovy
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 154 (58.11%) Security Cleared
2 101 (38.11%) SC Cleared
3 46 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (13.58%) DV Cleared
5 29 (10.94%) MCSE
6 17 (6.42%) MCSA
6 17 (6.42%) MCITP
7 12 (4.53%) ISTQB
8 9 (3.40%) ISEB
8 9 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.64%) VCP4
11 6 (2.26%) Degree
11 6 (2.26%) CCNA
12 4 (1.51%) CCNP
13 2 (0.75%) MCP
13 2 (0.75%) MCTS
13 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.40%) SLA
2 4 (1.51%) QA
3 3 (1.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 137 (51.70%) Active Directory
2 72 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (12.83%) vSphere
4 32 (12.08%) VMware ESX
5 22 (8.30%) Hyper-V
6 14 (5.28%) XenApp
7 10 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.13%) vCloud
10 2 (0.75%) XenServer
10 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (10.57%) SCCM
2 18 (6.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (4.53%) SCOM
4 10 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.64%) vMotion
6 6 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.26%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.51%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.13%) Hyperic
8 3 (1.13%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.13%) Nagios
8 3 (1.13%) LiteSpeed
9 2 (0.75%) Netcool
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.38%) Nessus
10 1 (0.38%) Nmap
10 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (42.64%) VMware
2 110 (41.51%) Microsoft
3 39 (14.72%) HP
4 36 (13.58%) McAfee
5 35 (13.21%) Oracle
6 33 (12.45%) Citrix
7 18 (6.79%) Cisco
8 17 (6.42%) Intel
9 15 (5.66%) Lumension
10 13 (4.91%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.02%) CA
12 7 (2.64%) Remedy
13 6 (2.26%) IBM
14 5 (1.89%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.89%) Nokia
14 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.89%) Imperva
14 5 (1.89%) NetScout
15 4 (1.51%) Altiris
16 3 (1.13%) Serena
Winchester, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago