The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hampshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 125 89 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.03% 5.14% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.53% 17.52% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £334 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.94 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.05 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
640 508 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.89% 29.33% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 287 218
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 52 79
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 26 £326 +2.27%
Southampton -16 10 £250 -35.48% 8
Farnborough -2 9 £325 -37.97% 1
Basingstoke +14 6 £335 -16.25% 9
Havant 0 2 - - 3
Fareham -2 2 £248 -
Portsmouth +1 1 £405 +305.00%
Winchester - - - - 2
Andover - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (65.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 155 (63.79%) Security Cleared
4 104 (42.80%) SC Cleared
5 97 (39.92%) Microsoft
6 96 (39.51%) Active Directory
7 91 (37.45%) VMware
8 81 (33.33%) HP
9 77 (31.69%) Windows XP
10 66 (27.16%) MS Exchange
11 61 (25.10%) TCP/IP
11 61 (25.10%) DV Cleared
12 55 (22.63%) Windows 7
12 55 (22.63%) Oracle
13 54 (22.22%) UNIX
14 50 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (20.16%) ITIL
16 46 (18.93%) Windows 2000
17 45 (18.52%) HTML
17 45 (18.52%) JavaScript
18 44 (18.11%) .NET
19 42 (17.28%) JSP
20 41 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2010
21 40 (16.46%) HP Quality Center
21 40 (16.46%) ASP.NET
22 39 (16.05%) ISTQB
23 38 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
23 38 (15.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 38 (15.64%) SQL
23 38 (15.64%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 66 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 41 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (9.05%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.00%) Lync
6 15 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.12%) IBM Notes
7 10 (4.12%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (3.29%) IIS
9 7 (2.88%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.06%) Documentum
10 5 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.65%) ArcGIS
11 4 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.23%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.82%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (14.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.10%) TCP/IP
2 38 (15.64%) DNS
3 37 (15.23%) HTTPS
4 24 (9.88%) Firewall
5 23 (9.47%) SAN
6 19 (7.82%) SSL
7 17 (7.00%) HTTP
7 17 (7.00%) LAN
8 16 (6.58%) Wireshark
9 13 (5.35%) WAN
9 13 (5.35%) Internet
10 12 (4.94%) X.400
11 11 (4.53%) X.500
12 8 (3.29%) Network Security
12 8 (3.29%) DHCP
13 6 (2.47%) OSPF
13 6 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.06%) VLAN
14 5 (2.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.88%) SQLPlus
7 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (2.06%) EDMS
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 18 (7.41%) LoadRunner
2 8 (3.29%) MSI
3 5 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.06%) Hudson
3 5 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.82%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.82%) Subversion
4 2 (0.82%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.82%) Toad
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.41%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (6.17%) Military
2 7 (2.88%) Finance
3 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (11.52%) Analyst
2 20 (8.23%) Test Analyst
3 18 (7.41%) Architect
3 18 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 15 (6.17%) Tester
4 15 (6.17%) Wintel Engineer
5 14 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.35%) Administrator
7 12 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (4.94%) Server Engineer
8 11 (4.53%) Developer
9 10 (4.12%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (3.70%) Performance Tester
11 7 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (2.88%) Test Specialist
11 7 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.88%) Wintel Server Engineer
12 6 (2.47%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 6 (2.47%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.52%) HTML
2 44 (18.11%) .NET
3 42 (17.28%) JSP
4 40 (16.46%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.12%) XML
6 6 (2.47%) CSS
6 6 (2.47%) Ajax
6 6 (2.47%) jQuery
7 5 (2.06%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.06%) Web Services
7 5 (2.06%) XSLT
7 5 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.65%) Middleware
8 4 (1.65%) Classic ASP
8 4 (1.65%) SOAP
9 3 (1.23%) JPA
10 2 (0.82%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.41%) WCF
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.94%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.53%) Replication
3 9 (3.70%) Clustering
3 9 (3.70%) PKI
4 5 (2.06%) HACMP
5 3 (1.23%) iPhone
5 3 (1.23%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.82%) SecurID
6 2 (0.82%) Derivative
6 2 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.41%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 243 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (65.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 77 (31.69%) Windows XP
4 55 (22.63%) Windows 7
5 54 (22.22%) UNIX
6 46 (18.93%) Windows 2000
7 38 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (14.40%) Linux
9 18 (7.41%) Windows Vista
10 10 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (2.88%) Solaris
12 5 (2.06%) AIX
12 5 (2.06%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.23%) Debian
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.16%) ITIL
2 35 (14.40%) Software Testing
3 30 (12.35%) Test Scripting
4 22 (9.05%) Validation
5 21 (8.64%) Migration
5 21 (8.64%) Workflow
6 19 (7.82%) Knowledge Management
6 19 (7.82%) Test Strategy
7 18 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 14 (5.76%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (4.94%) Integration Testing
10 12 (4.94%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.53%) Unit Testing
11 11 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (4.12%) Data Protection
13 9 (3.70%) Load Testing
13 9 (3.70%) Service Management
14 8 (3.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 38 (15.64%) SQL
3 34 (13.99%) PowerShell
4 15 (6.17%) VBScript
5 14 (5.76%) C
6 10 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.29%) Java
8 6 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.06%) Perl
9 5 (2.06%) VB
9 5 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.65%) C#
11 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.41%) XPath
12 1 (0.41%) PHP5
12 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 155 (63.79%) Security Cleared
2 104 (42.80%) SC Cleared
3 61 (25.10%) DV Cleared
4 39 (16.05%) ISTQB
5 38 (15.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 24 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (7.00%) MCSE
8 15 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (5.76%) CCNA
10 11 (4.53%) CCNP
11 6 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.06%) Degree
13 4 (1.65%) VCP5
14 3 (1.23%) MCITP
14 3 (1.23%) ISEB
15 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.41%) MCTS
16 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) QA
2 6 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (39.51%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (13.99%) vSphere
4 25 (10.29%) Hyper-V
5 22 (9.05%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (6.58%) Nmap
7 15 (6.17%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.88%) XenApp
9 6 (2.47%) DFS Replication
10 5 (2.06%) OCFS2
11 4 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.41%) vCloud
13 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (16.46%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (8.64%) SCCM
3 18 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (7.00%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (6.58%) SCOM
5 16 (6.58%) Nessus
6 10 (4.12%) SCVMM
6 10 (4.12%) SCDPM
7 7 (2.88%) WSUS
8 6 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (2.06%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.65%) MOM
11 3 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.23%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 97 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 91 (37.45%) VMware
3 81 (33.33%) HP
4 55 (22.63%) Oracle
5 26 (10.70%) Cisco
6 21 (8.64%) McAfee
7 18 (7.41%) Citrix
8 16 (6.58%) EMC
9 13 (5.35%) Symantec
10 12 (4.94%) Dell
10 12 (4.94%) Lumension
11 11 (4.53%) IBM
12 10 (4.12%) Sophos
12 10 (4.12%) Lotus
13 8 (3.29%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.88%) NetApp
14 7 (2.88%) 3PAR
15 6 (2.47%) Intel
15 6 (2.47%) Brocade
16 5 (2.06%) Sun
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