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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 56 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 69 85 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.72% 3.87% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 12.82% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 89
Median daily rate £330 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
460 663 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.80% 30.19% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 379 432
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 38
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.64 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% -28.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -2 13 £313 +0.80%
Southampton +6 9 £320 -11.72% 5
Portsmouth +4 5 £333 -
Winchester +6 4 £500 +37.93%
Basingstoke 0 4 £500 +80.18% 2
Havant - 4 £250 -
Farnborough +7 2 £425 +63.46% 3
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (68.35%) VMware
3 105 (66.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (65.82%) Active Directory
5 100 (63.29%) Microsoft
6 98 (62.03%) Windows Server
7 71 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 67 (42.41%) SQL
9 66 (41.77%) Security Cleared
10 63 (39.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 61 (38.61%) Citrix
12 49 (31.01%) PowerShell
13 37 (23.42%) DNS
14 33 (20.89%) ITIL
15 32 (20.25%) SC Cleared
16 31 (19.62%) Windows 7
16 31 (19.62%) DHCP
17 30 (18.99%) Linux
18 29 (18.35%) SCCM
19 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
19 27 (17.09%) MS Excel
19 27 (17.09%) HP
20 24 (15.19%) XenApp
20 24 (15.19%) XenServer
20 24 (15.19%) Hyper-V
20 24 (15.19%) VMware ESXi
21 23 (14.56%) DV Cleared
22 22 (13.92%) vSphere
23 21 (13.29%) Data Centre
23 21 (13.29%) Oracle

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 20 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.13%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.49%) IIS
4 13 (8.23%) Skype for Business
5 10 (6.33%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (5.06%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (17.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) SAP hybris
2 3 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.49%) SaaS
2 10 (6.33%) IaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.42%) DNS
2 31 (19.62%) DHCP
3 19 (12.03%) NetScaler
4 18 (11.39%) SAN
5 17 (10.76%) Firewall
6 11 (6.96%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.33%) IP Telephony
8 9 (5.70%) Wireless
9 8 (5.06%) MPLS
9 8 (5.06%) VoIP
10 7 (4.43%) Unified Communications
11 6 (3.80%) LAN
11 6 (3.80%) WAN
12 5 (3.16%) Internet
12 5 (3.16%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (3.16%) Wireshark
13 4 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (2.53%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.80%) DB2
6 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.80%) SQLPlus
7 3 (1.90%) MySQL
8 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.53%) Subversion
2 4 (2.53%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (1.27%) Hudson
3 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.27%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (9.49%) Finance
2 7 (4.43%) Marketing
3 6 (3.80%) Military
4 3 (1.90%) Back Office
4 3 (1.90%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (18.99%) Architect
2 20 (12.66%) Analyst
3 17 (10.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 15 (9.49%) Consultant
4 15 (9.49%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (6.33%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.70%) Build Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (4.43%) SAP Architect
11 6 (3.80%) Applications Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.80%) Applications Support Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) Business Architect
11 6 (3.80%) Business Process Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.96%) CSS
2 9 (5.70%) XML
3 7 (4.43%) .NET
4 6 (3.80%) HTML
4 6 (3.80%) Web Services
5 5 (3.16%) XSL
5 5 (3.16%) XSLT
6 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.90%) Ajax
7 3 (1.90%) jQuery
8 2 (1.27%) DHTML
8 2 (1.27%) Middleware
8 2 (1.27%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.27%) XHTML
9 1 (0.63%) Breeze.js
9 1 (0.63%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.63%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.23%) Clustering
3 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.43%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.80%) SWIFT
6 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.53%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.53%) PKI
7 4 (2.53%) Replication
7 4 (2.53%) Statistics
8 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) CESG
10 1 (0.63%) Life Science
10 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (66.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 98 (62.03%) Windows Server
4 63 (39.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (19.62%) Windows 7
6 30 (18.99%) Linux
7 19 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (10.76%) AIX
9 8 (5.06%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.80%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.16%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.16%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.53%) Solaris
12 4 (2.53%) Unix
13 2 (1.27%) HPUX
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.63%) Android
14 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.89%) ITIL
2 15 (9.49%) Change Management
2 15 (9.49%) Migration
3 13 (8.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (6.96%) TOGAF
5 10 (6.33%) Information Security
6 9 (5.70%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.06%) Server Building
8 7 (4.43%) Business Transformation
8 7 (4.43%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.80%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.80%) ERD
9 6 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.80%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.16%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.16%) ITSM
10 5 (3.16%) Open Source
10 5 (3.16%) Server Hardening
10 5 (3.16%) Target Operating Model
10 5 (3.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 67 (42.41%) SQL
2 49 (31.01%) PowerShell
3 18 (11.39%) VBScript
4 8 (5.06%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.06%) VB
5 7 (4.43%) C#
6 5 (3.16%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.27%) Java
7 2 (1.27%) Perl
7 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.27%) VB6
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (41.77%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.25%) SC Cleared
3 23 (14.56%) DV Cleared
4 18 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.70%) CCNA
5 9 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.06%) MCITP
7 7 (4.43%) MCSA
7 7 (4.43%) MCSE
8 6 (3.80%) CISSP
8 6 (3.80%) Degree
9 5 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.53%) CCNP
10 4 (2.53%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.53%) VCP4
10 4 (2.53%) VCP5
11 3 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.90%) ISEB
11 3 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.80%) SLA
3 5 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.16%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.90%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.27%) GPG13
6 1 (0.63%) QA
6 1 (0.63%) RMADS
System Software
1 104 (65.82%) Active Directory
2 71 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.19%) Hyper-V
3 24 (15.19%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (15.19%) XenApp
3 24 (15.19%) XenServer
4 22 (13.92%) vSphere
5 19 (12.03%) XenDesktop
6 11 (6.96%) Firmware
7 9 (5.70%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.80%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (18.35%) SCCM
2 14 (8.86%) SCOM
2 14 (8.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (6.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (5.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.80%) Puppet
5 6 (3.80%) WSUS
6 5 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.53%) EdgeSight
7 4 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.53%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.53%) SafeCom
8 3 (1.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.27%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (1.27%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 108 (68.35%) VMware
2 100 (63.29%) Microsoft
3 61 (38.61%) Citrix
4 27 (17.09%) HP
5 21 (13.29%) Oracle
6 15 (9.49%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.86%) Cisco
7 14 (8.86%) Red Hat
8 10 (6.33%) Sophos
9 9 (5.70%) SAP
10 8 (5.06%) Avaya
10 8 (5.06%) Dell
10 8 (5.06%) Extreme Networks
10 8 (5.06%) Intel Security
11 7 (4.43%) hybris
11 7 (4.43%) Symantec
12 6 (3.80%) IBM
13 5 (3.16%) EMC
13 5 (3.16%) Northgate
13 5 (3.16%) Sonus