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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 84 120 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.29% 5.50% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.63% 19.67% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 81 76
Median daily rate £340 £363 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +20.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £268 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £324 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -5.26%
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
574 610 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.30% 27.98% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 357 360
Median daily rate £380 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 62 54
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook -1 15 £350 -13.58%
Basingstoke -6 7 £338 -6.57%
Southampton -9 7 £288 -20.68% 5
Portsmouth -14 6 £325 -16.66% 1
Farnborough - 6 £495 - 1
Fareham - 5 £335 -
Andover -11 3 £425 -
Gosport +7 2 £487 +8.22%
Winchester -5 2 £450 +89.47%
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (74.25%) Active Directory
3 115 (68.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (62.28%) Security Cleared
5 100 (59.88%) Windows Server
6 98 (58.68%) VMware
7 87 (52.10%) Microsoft
8 83 (49.70%) SQL
9 67 (40.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 62 (37.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (37.13%) PowerShell
11 61 (36.53%) SC Cleared
12 50 (29.94%) SQL Server
12 50 (29.94%) ITIL
13 48 (28.74%) Citrix
14 44 (26.35%) DNS
15 40 (23.95%) DHCP
16 38 (22.75%) DV Cleared
17 32 (19.16%) Oracle
17 32 (19.16%) VBScript
17 32 (19.16%) HP
18 31 (18.56%) Linux
19 30 (17.96%) MS Excel
20 29 (17.37%) SAN
21 27 (16.17%) SCCM
21 27 (16.17%) Windows 7
22 26 (15.57%) SharePoint
23 24 (14.37%) XenApp
23 24 (14.37%) vSphere
24 21 (12.57%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (15.57%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.57%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.99%) Office Communications Server
3 10 (5.99%) Skype for Business
4 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.39%) IIS
5 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (17.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Office 365
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.35%) DNS
2 40 (23.95%) DHCP
3 29 (17.37%) SAN
4 7 (4.19%) Firewall
4 7 (4.19%) Unified Communications
5 6 (3.59%) VoIP
6 5 (2.99%) LAN
6 5 (2.99%) MPLS
6 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.99%) WAN
7 4 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.40%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.40%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (2.40%) Wireless
7 4 (2.40%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.80%) Internet
8 3 (1.80%) NAS
8 3 (1.80%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.20%) Skype
9 2 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.38%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.59%) SQLPlus
6 5 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.80%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.20%) DB2
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.60%) MySQL
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.19%) Subversion
2 7 (4.19%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (2.40%) StarTeam
4 3 (1.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.80%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.80%) MSI
4 3 (1.80%) Selenium
4 3 (1.80%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.20%) Hudson
5 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (8.38%) Military
2 3 (1.80%) Back Office
2 3 (1.80%) Finance
2 3 (1.80%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Local Government
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (13.77%) Architect
2 22 (13.17%) Wintel Engineer
3 15 (8.98%) Analyst
4 14 (8.38%) Consultant
4 14 (8.38%) Developer
4 14 (8.38%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.99%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Build Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Support Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.19%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Wintel Specialist
10 6 (3.59%) Applications Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.59%) Applications Support Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) .NET
2 11 (6.59%) CSS
3 8 (4.79%) XML
4 7 (4.19%) Web Services
5 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.59%) HTML
6 5 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.99%) Ajax
6 5 (2.99%) jQuery
6 5 (2.99%) XSL
6 5 (2.99%) XSLT
7 4 (2.40%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.80%) Breeze.js
8 3 (1.80%) Durandal
8 3 (1.80%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (1.80%) OAuth2
8 3 (1.80%) OpenID
8 3 (1.80%) React
8 3 (1.80%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.59%) Clustering
2 6 (3.59%) PKI
3 5 (2.99%) Replication
4 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.40%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.40%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.40%) Statistics
5 3 (1.80%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Life Science
7 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (68.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 100 (59.88%) Windows Server
4 67 (40.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (18.56%) Linux
6 27 (16.17%) Windows 7
7 15 (8.98%) Windows 10
8 14 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (7.19%) AIX
10 8 (4.79%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.59%) Unix
12 5 (2.99%) Solaris
13 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.20%) HPUX
16 1 (0.60%) CentOS
16 1 (0.60%) VMS
16 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.94%) ITIL
2 21 (12.57%) Migration
3 11 (6.59%) Integration Testing
4 10 (5.99%) Configuration Management
4 10 (5.99%) Information Security
5 8 (4.79%) Software Deployment
5 8 (4.79%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (4.19%) Data Migration
6 7 (4.19%) ITIL V3
6 7 (4.19%) Service Management
7 6 (3.59%) ERD
7 6 (3.59%) Open Source
7 6 (3.59%) Test Scripting
8 5 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (2.99%) Release Management
8 5 (2.99%) Server Building
8 5 (2.99%) System Testing
8 5 (2.99%) TOGAF
8 5 (2.99%) Validation
8 5 (2.99%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 83 (49.70%) SQL
2 62 (37.13%) PowerShell
3 32 (19.16%) VBScript
4 17 (10.18%) VB
5 12 (7.19%) C#
6 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.79%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.99%) Perl
7 5 (2.99%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.40%) C
8 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.80%) Tcl
9 3 (1.80%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.20%) Java
10 2 (1.20%) VB6
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 104 (62.28%) Security Cleared
2 61 (36.53%) SC Cleared
3 38 (22.75%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.39%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.79%) ISEB
6 8 (4.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.19%) MCITP
7 7 (4.19%) MCSE
8 6 (3.59%) CCNA
9 5 (2.99%) MCSA
9 5 (2.99%) VCP4
10 4 (2.40%) CCNP
10 4 (2.40%) VCP5
11 3 (1.80%) Degree
11 3 (1.80%) RHCT
12 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) GPG13
2 2 (1.20%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (74.25%) Active Directory
2 62 (37.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.37%) vSphere
3 24 (14.37%) XenApp
4 20 (11.98%) Hyper-V
5 18 (10.78%) Terminal Services
5 18 (10.78%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.99%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.19%) XenServer
8 5 (2.99%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (16.17%) SCCM
2 13 (7.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (7.78%) SCOM
3 10 (5.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (5.39%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (4.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (4.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.40%) ArcSight ESM
7 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.80%) Netcool
8 3 (1.80%) SCSM
8 3 (1.80%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.20%) WSUS
10 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 98 (58.68%) VMware
2 87 (52.10%) Microsoft
3 48 (28.74%) Citrix
4 32 (19.16%) HP
4 32 (19.16%) Oracle
5 20 (11.98%) Cisco
6 16 (9.58%) Intel Security
7 13 (7.78%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.39%) IBM
9 7 (4.19%) EMC
9 7 (4.19%) Symantec
10 6 (3.59%) Remedy
11 5 (2.99%) Lumension
11 5 (2.99%) Northgate
11 5 (2.99%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.99%) Sophos
12 4 (2.40%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.40%) Sonus
12 4 (2.40%) Splunk
12 4 (2.40%) Supermicro