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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 135 121 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.00% 5.92% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 18.76% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 66 56
Average daily rate
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£360 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.20% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £19.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £45.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £17.50 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -20.90%
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
720 645 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.01% 31.54% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 346 283
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 61
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.31 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Hook +5 37 £354 -6.89%
Havant +3 9 £410 +17.14% 2
Basingstoke -7 8 £290 +49.67% 4
Farnborough -5 6 £300 -29.82% 1
Southampton -21 5 £400 +30.08% 4
Gosport +10 3 £369 +7.20% 1
Portsmouth -7 2 - - 3
Winchester -9 2 £150 - 2
Andover +6 1 £450 -
Waterlooville - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 187 (68.25%) Security Cleared
3 154 (56.20%) Active Directory
4 135 (49.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 126 (45.99%) VMware
6 124 (45.26%) SC Cleared
7 99 (36.13%) Windows 7
8 98 (35.77%) Microsoft
9 83 (30.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 73 (26.64%) SQL
12 57 (20.80%) HP
13 56 (20.44%) MS Exchange
13 56 (20.44%) PowerShell
14 53 (19.34%) DV Cleared
15 43 (15.69%) Oracle
15 43 (15.69%) ITIL
15 43 (15.69%) McAfee
16 40 (14.60%) Citrix
16 40 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
17 39 (14.23%) Firewall
18 36 (13.14%) MS Excel
19 31 (11.31%) Hyper-V
20 30 (10.95%) Configuration Management
21 29 (10.58%) VBScript
22 28 (10.22%) UNIX
22 28 (10.22%) Windows XP
22 28 (10.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 28 (10.22%) SCCM
22 28 (10.22%) Windows Vista

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 56 (20.44%) MS Exchange
2 40 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (9.12%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.92%) Lync
7 7 (2.55%) IIS
8 5 (1.82%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.09%) JBoss
10 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.36%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.84%) MS Office
3 12 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.38%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) assyst
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.09%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.23%) Firewall
2 17 (6.20%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.84%) DNS
3 16 (5.84%) SAN
4 13 (4.74%) LAN
5 10 (3.65%) WAN
6 9 (3.28%) SMTP
7 8 (2.92%) DHCP
8 5 (1.82%) VoIP
8 5 (1.82%) SSL
9 4 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.46%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.46%) Internet
10 3 (1.09%) OSPF
10 3 (1.09%) EIGRP
10 3 (1.09%) LDAP
10 3 (1.09%) PBX
10 3 (1.09%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.65%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.28%) MySQL
7 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.46%) EDMS
8 4 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.09%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.73%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 16 (5.84%) MSI
2 4 (1.46%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.09%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.73%) JIRA
4 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.73%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.73%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.36%) Hudson
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.09%) Military
3 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.36%) Back Office
4 1 (0.36%) Finance
4 1 (0.36%) Legal
4 1 (0.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 38 (13.87%) Wintel Engineer
2 35 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (7.30%) Architect
4 18 (6.57%) Author
5 14 (5.11%) Support Engineer
5 14 (5.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (4.74%) Build Engineer
6 13 (4.74%) Analyst
7 12 (4.38%) Technical Author
8 11 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (3.65%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.92%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.92%) Server Engineer
11 8 (2.92%) Administrator
11 8 (2.92%) IT Support
12 7 (2.55%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (2.55%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.19%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.76%) HTML
2 17 (6.20%) XML
3 10 (3.65%) .NET
4 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.82%) JSP
6 4 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.46%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.09%) jQuery
7 3 (1.09%) Ajax
7 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.09%) J2EE
8 2 (0.73%) Web Services
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (0.73%) XML-RPC
9 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.36%) CSS
9 1 (0.36%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.36%) YAML
9 1 (0.36%) Middleware
9 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.11%) Client/Server
3 12 (4.38%) Clustering
4 11 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.19%) Replication
7 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.46%) HACMP
8 4 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.09%) IVR
9 3 (1.09%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.09%) Open Source
10 2 (0.73%) PKI
10 2 (0.73%) PDA
10 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.36%) GIS
11 1 (0.36%) CMDB
11 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (49.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 99 (36.13%) Windows 7
4 83 (30.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (10.22%) Windows Vista
5 28 (10.22%) Windows XP
5 28 (10.22%) UNIX
6 23 (8.39%) Linux
7 15 (5.47%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.28%) AIX
8 9 (3.28%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.82%) CentOS
10 5 (1.82%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.09%) Solaris
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.36%) HPUX
13 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.69%) ITIL
2 30 (10.95%) Configuration Management
3 24 (8.76%) Migration
4 17 (6.20%) Test Scripting
5 15 (5.47%) Fault Management
6 13 (4.74%) Time Management
7 12 (4.38%) Project Management
8 11 (4.01%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.01%) Change Management
8 11 (4.01%) High Availability
8 11 (4.01%) Mentoring
9 10 (3.65%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (3.28%) Service Management
10 9 (3.28%) Integration Testing
10 9 (3.28%) Coaching
11 8 (2.92%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (2.19%) Unit Testing
12 6 (2.19%) Release Management
12 6 (2.19%) Network Management
12 6 (2.19%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.64%) SQL
2 56 (20.44%) PowerShell
3 29 (10.58%) VBScript
4 15 (5.47%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.55%) VB
6 6 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.19%) Java
7 4 (1.46%) PHP
7 4 (1.46%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.46%) C
7 4 (1.46%) C#
7 4 (1.46%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.36%) Korn
8 1 (0.36%) Groovy
8 1 (0.36%) VBA
8 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 187 (68.25%) Security Cleared
2 124 (45.26%) SC Cleared
3 53 (19.34%) DV Cleared
4 24 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.84%) MCITP
5 16 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.74%) ISTQB
6 13 (4.74%) CCNA
6 13 (4.74%) MCSA
7 9 (3.28%) MCSE
8 8 (2.92%) Degree
8 8 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (2.55%) ISEB
10 4 (1.46%) CCNP
11 3 (1.09%) RHCE
11 3 (1.09%) RHCA
11 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.09%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.19%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 154 (56.20%) Active Directory
2 81 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.31%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.76%) VMware ESX
5 22 (8.03%) vSphere
6 8 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.82%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.09%) vCloud
9 3 (1.09%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.73%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.36%) XenApp
11 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (10.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 28 (10.22%) SCCM
2 11 (4.01%) ARCserve
3 10 (3.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (3.65%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.55%) SCOM
5 6 (2.19%) Nagios
6 5 (1.82%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.09%) Hyperic
8 3 (1.09%) OpenView
8 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.73%) Nessus
9 2 (0.73%) Nmap
9 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.73%) Netcool
10 1 (0.36%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.36%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 126 (45.99%) VMware
2 98 (35.77%) Microsoft
3 57 (20.80%) HP
4 43 (15.69%) Oracle
4 43 (15.69%) McAfee
5 40 (14.60%) Citrix
6 22 (8.03%) Lumension
7 20 (7.30%) Cisco
8 11 (4.01%) NetApp
9 10 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.65%) 3PAR
10 9 (3.28%) CA
11 6 (2.19%) Remedy
11 6 (2.19%) Altiris
12 5 (1.82%) Symantec
13 4 (1.46%) EMC
13 4 (1.46%) IBM
13 4 (1.46%) Sun
14 3 (1.09%) Dell
14 3 (1.09%) Veritas