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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 131 85 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.56% 4.92% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.82% 18.28% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £245 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £25.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.01% +129.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
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
779 465 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.99% 26.89% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 220 146
Average daily rate £338 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +11 47 £323 +6.00% 2
Southampton -10 8 £300 - 8
Fareham +2 6 £160 +0.31% 4
Basingstoke -3 6 - - 2
Portsmouth +3 5 £360 +24.13% 3
Havant -2 5 £425 +8.97% 2
Andover +2 2 - - 5
Eastleigh -2 1 - - 1
Winchester -7 1 £285 -34.85% 7
Farnborough -11 1 £325 +2.76% 1
Ringwood - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (61.23%) Security Cleared
3 161 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 132 (47.83%) VMware
5 128 (46.38%) SC Cleared
6 126 (45.65%) Active Directory
7 112 (40.58%) Microsoft
8 93 (33.70%) Windows 7
9 83 (30.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (30.07%) MS Exchange
10 77 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (23.91%) SQL
12 64 (23.19%) HP
13 51 (18.48%) Citrix
13 51 (18.48%) ITIL
14 49 (17.75%) Windows XP
15 46 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 45 (16.30%) MS Excel
16 45 (16.30%) SQL Server
17 44 (15.94%) McAfee
17 44 (15.94%) DV Cleared
18 41 (14.86%) PowerShell
18 41 (14.86%) Oracle
19 39 (14.13%) SharePoint
20 38 (13.77%) UNIX
21 37 (13.41%) Firewall
22 36 (13.04%) Linux
23 32 (11.59%) DNS
24 30 (10.87%) SAN
25 29 (10.51%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 83 (30.07%) MS Exchange
2 46 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (14.13%) SharePoint
4 22 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (5.43%) IIS
7 14 (5.07%) Lync
8 11 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.90%) Apache
9 8 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.45%) CMS
11 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.45%) WordPress
11 4 (1.45%) Drupal
12 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.09%) JBoss
13 2 (0.72%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.70%) MS Office
3 7 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.54%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.26%) assyst
3 2 (0.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.09%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.41%) Firewall
2 32 (11.59%) DNS
3 30 (10.87%) SAN
4 29 (10.51%) TCP/IP
5 24 (8.70%) DHCP
6 20 (7.25%) LAN
7 19 (6.88%) SMTP
8 15 (5.43%) WAN
8 15 (5.43%) Internet
9 11 (3.99%) SSL
10 8 (2.90%) VoIP
11 7 (2.54%) NAS
11 7 (2.54%) PBX
11 7 (2.54%) HTTPS
11 7 (2.54%) IP Telephony
12 6 (2.17%) Kerberos
12 6 (2.17%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.81%) Network Security
13 5 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.35%) MySQL
6 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.09%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.09%) EDMS
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (5.43%) MSI
2 5 (1.81%) Subversion
3 4 (1.45%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.72%) Moq
5 1 (0.36%) JIRA
5 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 15 (5.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.17%) Finance
3 5 (1.81%) Back Office
4 4 (1.45%) Military
4 4 (1.45%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 32 (11.59%) Analyst
2 16 (5.80%) Administrator
2 16 (5.80%) Build Engineer
3 15 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (4.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 12 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (3.99%) Support Engineer
6 11 (3.99%) Author
7 10 (3.62%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 10 (3.62%) Technical Author
8 9 (3.26%) Developer
9 8 (2.90%) Desktop Support
9 8 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (2.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (2.90%) IT Support
10 7 (2.54%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (2.54%) Consultant
10 7 (2.54%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.42%) HTML
2 16 (5.80%) .NET
3 12 (4.35%) JSP
4 11 (3.99%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.90%) XML
6 6 (2.17%) Web Services
6 6 (2.17%) CSS
6 6 (2.17%) jQuery
7 5 (1.81%) Ajax
7 5 (1.81%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (1.81%) SOAP
8 4 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.45%) J2EE
9 3 (1.09%) Symfony
10 2 (0.72%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.36%) Zend Framework
11 1 (0.36%) PhoneGap
11 1 (0.36%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.88%) Clustering
3 15 (5.43%) Replication
4 7 (2.54%) HACMP
4 7 (2.54%) IVR
4 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.45%) CMDB
7 3 (1.09%) Open Source
7 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 276 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 93 (33.70%) Windows 7
4 83 (30.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (17.75%) Windows XP
6 38 (13.77%) UNIX
7 36 (13.04%) Linux
8 17 (6.16%) Windows 2000
9 16 (5.80%) Windows Vista
10 12 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.26%) AIX
12 5 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.81%) Debian
13 3 (1.09%) Solaris
14 2 (0.72%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.72%) CentOS
15 1 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.48%) ITIL
2 24 (8.70%) Migration
3 17 (6.16%) Configuration Management
4 16 (5.80%) Mentoring
5 15 (5.43%) Knowledge Management
5 15 (5.43%) Service Delivery
6 13 (4.71%) Test Scripting
6 13 (4.71%) Project Management
6 13 (4.71%) Service Management
7 12 (4.35%) Change Management
7 12 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 11 (3.99%) Time Management
9 10 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (3.26%) Coaching
10 9 (3.26%) Network Management
11 8 (2.90%) Fault Management
12 7 (2.54%) Unit Testing
12 7 (2.54%) Telemarketing
12 7 (2.54%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (23.91%) SQL
2 41 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 24 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.88%) VBScript
5 11 (3.99%) Java
6 9 (3.26%) VB
7 8 (2.90%) PHP
8 5 (1.81%) PHP5
9 4 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.45%) C
9 4 (1.45%) C#
10 3 (1.09%) C++
10 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Ruby
11 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 169 (61.23%) Security Cleared
2 128 (46.38%) SC Cleared
3 44 (15.94%) DV Cleared
4 23 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (7.25%) CCNA
6 18 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (5.07%) ISTQB
8 11 (3.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (3.62%) MCSE
10 7 (2.54%) MCITP
10 7 (2.54%) Degree
10 7 (2.54%) CCNP
11 5 (1.81%) MCSA
12 4 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.45%) ISEB
13 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (1.09%) RHCSA
13 3 (1.09%) RHCE
13 3 (1.09%) RHCA
14 1 (0.36%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.71%) SLA
2 9 (3.26%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 126 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 77 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.14%) VMware ESX
4 27 (9.78%) vSphere
5 19 (6.88%) Hyper-V
6 15 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.90%) XenApp
7 8 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.54%) vCloud
9 6 (2.17%) Nmap
10 4 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.45%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.09%) OCFS2
11 3 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (7.61%) ARCserve
2 19 (6.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (6.52%) SCCM
4 12 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (3.99%) HP SIM
6 10 (3.62%) Backup Exec
7 9 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (2.17%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.17%) Nessus
10 4 (1.45%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.09%) Data Guard
11 3 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.09%) MOM
11 3 (1.09%) Nagios
11 3 (1.09%) OpenView
12 2 (0.72%) WSUS
12 2 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 132 (47.83%) VMware
2 112 (40.58%) Microsoft
3 64 (23.19%) HP
4 51 (18.48%) Citrix
5 44 (15.94%) McAfee
6 41 (14.86%) Oracle
7 25 (9.06%) Cisco
8 22 (7.97%) Lumension
9 21 (7.61%) Symantec
10 19 (6.88%) CA
11 17 (6.16%) NetApp
12 15 (5.43%) Red Hat
13 14 (5.07%) 3PAR
14 12 (4.35%) Remedy
15 11 (3.99%) Altiris
16 10 (3.62%) IBM
17 6 (2.17%) Dell
17 6 (2.17%) Brocade
18 5 (1.81%) Zend
18 5 (1.81%) SAP
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Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
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