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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 122 73 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.89% 4.30% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.33% 15.77% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 64
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£305 £320 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Average hourly rate £27.00 £26.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £19.70 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £27.50 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
631 463 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.45% 27.28% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 265 264
Average daily rate £328 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 73
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 +8 31 £305 -6.72%
Southampton -11 15 £225 -43.75% 3
Basingstoke - 14 £325 - 7
Portsmouth -2 7 £260 +160.00% 4
Farnborough -2 6 £225 -30.76%
Winchester +2 4 £363 +28.88% 2
Andover +3 2 £335 - 1
Fareham -2 2 £190 - 2
Havant - - - - 3
Petersfield - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 253 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (66.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 162 (64.03%) Security Cleared
4 116 (45.85%) VMware
5 110 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 109 (43.08%) SC Cleared
7 96 (37.94%) Active Directory
8 81 (32.02%) MS Exchange
9 77 (30.43%) HP
10 67 (26.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 60 (23.72%) DV Cleared
12 57 (22.53%) TCP/IP
13 55 (21.74%) Windows XP
14 52 (20.55%) UNIX
14 52 (20.55%) Windows 7
14 52 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (20.16%) Oracle
16 46 (18.18%) DNS
16 46 (18.18%) Windows 2000
17 45 (17.79%) ITIL
18 42 (16.60%) SQL
19 41 (16.21%) MS Excel
20 39 (15.42%) SAN
20 39 (15.42%) vSphere
21 38 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2010
21 38 (15.02%) SharePoint
21 38 (15.02%) JavaScript
21 38 (15.02%) .NET
22 36 (14.23%) SQL Server
22 36 (14.23%) JSP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 81 (32.02%) MS Exchange
2 38 (15.02%) SharePoint
2 38 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (8.70%) Lync
5 20 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (5.14%) IIS
7 10 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.98%) Documentum
8 5 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.58%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.58%) Apache
10 3 (1.19%) CMS
10 3 (1.19%) Drupal
10 3 (1.19%) WordPress
11 2 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (16.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 31 (12.25%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.19%) assyst
3 2 (0.79%) Maximo
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.53%) TCP/IP
2 46 (18.18%) DNS
3 39 (15.42%) SAN
4 31 (12.25%) HTTPS
5 29 (11.46%) Firewall
6 21 (8.30%) DHCP
7 17 (6.72%) LAN
8 16 (6.32%) HTTP
9 14 (5.53%) WAN
9 14 (5.53%) SSL
10 13 (5.14%) SMTP
11 11 (4.35%) Internet
11 11 (4.35%) Wireshark
11 11 (4.35%) Network Security
12 10 (3.95%) X.400
12 10 (3.95%) X.500
13 9 (3.56%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (3.56%) OSPF
14 8 (3.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (5.14%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.16%) MySQL
6 7 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (2.37%) EDMS
7 6 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.98%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (6.72%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (6.72%) LoadRunner
2 7 (2.77%) MSI
3 4 (1.58%) Subversion
4 2 (0.79%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.79%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.79%) Moq
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 10 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.56%) Finance
3 8 (3.16%) Military
4 5 (1.98%) Back Office
5 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (13.44%) Analyst
2 21 (8.30%) Administrator
3 19 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (7.11%) Test Analyst
4 18 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (6.32%) Architect
5 16 (6.32%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.14%) Tester
7 12 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (3.95%) Desktop Support
9 9 (3.56%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.56%) Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Performance Tester
10 7 (2.77%) Test Specialist
10 7 (2.77%) Consultant
10 7 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.77%) Integration Test Analyst
10 7 (2.77%) Integration Analyst
11 6 (2.37%) Performance Test Analyst
11 6 (2.37%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.02%) .NET
2 36 (14.23%) JSP
3 35 (13.83%) HTML
4 33 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.16%) Web Services
5 8 (3.16%) XML
6 6 (2.37%) SOAP
7 5 (1.98%) CSS
7 5 (1.98%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.98%) jQuery
8 4 (1.58%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (1.58%) Middleware
8 4 (1.58%) Ajax
8 4 (1.58%) XSLT
8 4 (1.58%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.58%) Classic ASP
9 3 (1.19%) Symfony
9 3 (1.19%) JPA
10 2 (0.79%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.79%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.09%) Clustering
3 11 (4.35%) Replication
4 9 (3.56%) PKI
5 8 (3.16%) HACMP
6 7 (2.77%) User Experience
7 6 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.19%) CMDB
10 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.19%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.79%) SecurID
11 2 (0.79%) Derivative
11 2 (0.79%) iPhone
11 2 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.79%) iPad
12 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 253 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (66.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 52 (20.55%) Windows 7
4 52 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (20.55%) UNIX
5 46 (18.18%) Windows 2000
6 36 (14.23%) Linux
7 17 (6.72%) Windows Vista
8 14 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.16%) AIX
9 8 (3.16%) Solaris
10 6 (2.37%) Debian
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.58%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.79%) SUSE
14 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.79%) ITIL
2 29 (11.46%) Software Testing
3 28 (11.07%) Test Scripting
4 25 (9.88%) Migration
5 20 (7.91%) Knowledge Management
6 17 (6.72%) Performance Testing
6 17 (6.72%) Validation
7 16 (6.32%) Service Delivery
8 15 (5.93%) Service Management
9 14 (5.53%) Workflow
9 14 (5.53%) Integration Testing
9 14 (5.53%) Test Strategy
10 13 (5.14%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.74%) Time Management
11 12 (4.74%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.74%) Network Management
12 10 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (3.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.60%) SQL
2 38 (15.02%) JavaScript
3 27 (10.67%) PowerShell
4 22 (8.70%) VBScript
5 12 (4.74%) Java
6 11 (4.35%) C
7 10 (3.95%) VB
8 5 (1.98%) C#
8 5 (1.98%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.58%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.58%) PHP
9 4 (1.58%) PHP5
10 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 162 (64.03%) Security Cleared
2 109 (43.08%) SC Cleared
3 60 (23.72%) DV Cleared
4 34 (13.44%) ISTQB
5 33 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (7.51%) CCNA
9 16 (6.32%) MCSE
9 16 (6.32%) CCNP
10 8 (3.16%) Degree
11 6 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.58%) ISEB
12 4 (1.58%) VCP5
13 2 (0.79%) MCITP
13 2 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.40%) MCTS
14 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.40%) VCP4
14 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.93%) SLA
2 9 (3.56%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.79%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (37.94%) Active Directory
2 67 (26.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (15.42%) vSphere
4 27 (10.67%) VMware ESX
5 26 (10.28%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (5.93%) Hyper-V
7 11 (4.35%) Nmap
8 10 (3.95%) XenApp
9 5 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.98%) vCloud
9 5 (1.98%) OCFS2
10 3 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.79%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 33 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (7.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (6.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (5.14%) ARCserve
4 13 (5.14%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (4.35%) Nessus
6 10 (3.95%) HP SIM
7 9 (3.56%) Backup Exec
8 8 (3.16%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.77%) WSUS
10 6 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.98%) SCCM
11 5 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (1.58%) SCOM
12 4 (1.58%) MOM
13 3 (1.19%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 116 (45.85%) VMware
2 110 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 77 (30.43%) HP
4 51 (20.16%) Oracle
5 30 (11.86%) Cisco
5 30 (11.86%) Citrix
6 20 (7.91%) Symantec
7 18 (7.11%) McAfee
8 17 (6.72%) CA
9 16 (6.32%) EMC
9 16 (6.32%) 3PAR
10 15 (5.93%) Lumension
11 14 (5.53%) IBM
11 14 (5.53%) Red Hat
12 13 (5.14%) Sophos
13 12 (4.74%) NetApp
14 11 (4.35%) Altiris
14 11 (4.35%) Brocade
15 10 (3.95%) Dell
16 8 (3.16%) Intel
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