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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 125 120 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.02% 6.14% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.14% 19.80% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 66
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £428 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £28.40 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £48.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -14.63%
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
653 606 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.45% 31.03% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 321 320
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 53
Average hourly rate £16.16 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.13% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £8.68 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 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 22 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 +7 33 £354 -8.55%
Southampton -5 11 £340 +10.56% 7
Havant +2 9 £425 +21.42% 3
Farnborough -6 4 £300 -14.28% 4
Basingstoke -10 4 £275 +48.64% 4
Portsmouth -2 3 £170 -32.00% 2
Gosport +19 2 £369 -1.40%
Andover +5 1 £450 -
Winchester -8 1 £150 - 2
Waterlooville - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 178 (66.42%) Security Cleared
3 150 (55.97%) Active Directory
4 129 (48.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 126 (47.01%) VMware
6 121 (45.15%) SC Cleared
7 108 (40.30%) Microsoft
8 88 (32.84%) Windows 7
8 88 (32.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 79 (29.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (28.36%) SQL
11 57 (21.27%) PowerShell
12 56 (20.90%) MS Exchange
13 50 (18.66%) HP
14 46 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 45 (16.79%) DV Cleared
16 44 (16.42%) ITIL
17 41 (15.30%) Citrix
18 40 (14.93%) Oracle
19 39 (14.55%) MS Excel
20 38 (14.18%) McAfee
21 36 (13.43%) Configuration Management
21 36 (13.43%) Firewall
22 35 (13.06%) VBScript
23 33 (12.31%) Hyper-V
24 32 (11.94%) SCCM
24 32 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
25 27 (10.07%) SQL Server
25 27 (10.07%) UNIX
26 26 (9.70%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 46 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (9.33%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.73%) IIS
7 9 (3.36%) Lync
7 9 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.49%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.12%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.12%) JBoss
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.37%) Apache
11 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.34%) MS Office
3 15 (5.60%) MS Visio
4 13 (4.85%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) assyst
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.12%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.43%) Firewall
2 20 (7.46%) SAN
3 18 (6.72%) DNS
4 16 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.48%) LAN
6 11 (4.10%) WAN
7 7 (2.61%) SMTP
7 7 (2.61%) DHCP
8 6 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.49%) Internet
9 4 (1.49%) VoIP
9 4 (1.49%) SSL
9 4 (1.49%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.49%) FCoE
9 4 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.12%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.12%) NAS
10 3 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.12%) Network Security
10 3 (1.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.36%) MySQL
7 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.49%) EDMS
11 3 (1.12%) SQLPlus
11 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.10%) MSI
2 4 (1.49%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.75%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.75%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.37%) Hudson
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 6 (2.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.49%) Military
3 2 (0.75%) Finance
3 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.37%) Automotive
4 1 (0.37%) Legal
4 1 (0.37%) Back Office
4 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (15.30%) Wintel Engineer
2 39 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (7.46%) Architect
4 19 (7.09%) Author
5 15 (5.60%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (4.48%) Analyst
8 11 (4.10%) Technical Author
8 11 (4.10%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.73%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Server Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Consultant
11 8 (2.99%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.61%) IT Support
12 7 (2.61%) Build Engineer
12 7 (2.61%) Developer
12 7 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (2.24%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.58%) HTML
2 20 (7.46%) XML
3 9 (3.36%) .NET
4 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.87%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.49%) jQuery
6 4 (1.49%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.49%) Ajax
7 3 (1.12%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.12%) J2EE
7 3 (1.12%) JSP
7 3 (1.12%) Web Services
7 3 (1.12%) XML-RPC
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.37%) YAML
9 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.37%) Breeze.js
9 1 (0.37%) Durandal
9 1 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (5.60%) Clustering
2 14 (5.22%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.49%) Replication
6 4 (1.49%) HACMP
7 3 (1.12%) Open Source
7 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.12%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.75%) IVR
8 2 (0.75%) PDA
8 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (48.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 88 (32.84%) Windows 7
3 88 (32.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (10.07%) UNIX
5 25 (9.33%) Windows XP
6 22 (8.21%) Linux
6 22 (8.21%) Windows Vista
7 15 (5.60%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.36%) AIX
9 8 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.49%) CentOS
13 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.75%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.42%) ITIL
2 36 (13.43%) Configuration Management
3 20 (7.46%) Migration
4 16 (5.97%) Test Scripting
5 15 (5.60%) Fault Management
6 14 (5.22%) High Availability
7 13 (4.85%) Change Management
8 12 (4.48%) Time Management
8 12 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (4.10%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.10%) Project Management
10 10 (3.73%) Integration Testing
11 9 (3.36%) Coaching
12 8 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (2.61%) Unit Testing
13 7 (2.61%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (2.61%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (2.61%) Service Management
14 6 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (1.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (28.36%) SQL
2 57 (21.27%) PowerShell
3 35 (13.06%) VBScript
4 13 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.99%) VB
5 8 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.24%) Java
7 5 (1.87%) C#
8 4 (1.49%) C++
8 4 (1.49%) PHP
8 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.49%) C
9 3 (1.12%) Korn
9 3 (1.12%) VBA
9 3 (1.12%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) Groovy
10 1 (0.37%) Python
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 178 (66.42%) Security Cleared
2 121 (45.15%) SC Cleared
3 45 (16.79%) DV Cleared
4 32 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (6.72%) MCITP
6 16 (5.97%) MCSA
7 15 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (5.60%) MCSE
8 12 (4.48%) CCNA
9 11 (4.10%) ISTQB
10 9 (3.36%) Degree
11 7 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (2.61%) ISEB
12 6 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.49%) CCNP
13 4 (1.49%) VCP4
14 3 (1.12%) RHCSA
14 3 (1.12%) RHCE
14 3 (1.12%) RHCA
15 2 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 150 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 79 (29.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 26 (9.70%) vSphere
5 24 (8.96%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.24%) XenApp
8 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.12%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.12%) OCFS2
9 3 (1.12%) vCloud
10 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.75%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 32 (11.94%) SCCM
2 23 (8.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (4.10%) SCOM
4 10 (3.73%) ARCserve
4 10 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.24%) Nagios
6 6 (2.24%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.49%) vMotion
8 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.12%) Hyperic
8 3 (1.12%) OpenView
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.75%) Netcool
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.37%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 126 (47.01%) VMware
2 108 (40.30%) Microsoft
3 50 (18.66%) HP
4 41 (15.30%) Citrix
5 40 (14.93%) Oracle
6 38 (14.18%) McAfee
7 21 (7.84%) Cisco
8 18 (6.72%) Lumension
9 12 (4.48%) 3PAR
10 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.36%) NetApp
12 8 (2.99%) CA
13 6 (2.24%) Remedy
14 4 (1.49%) Altiris
14 4 (1.49%) EMC
14 4 (1.49%) Intel
15 3 (1.12%) Splunk
15 3 (1.12%) ArcSight
15 3 (1.12%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.12%) Dell
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
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