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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 126 79 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.03% 4.33% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.12% 15.74% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 38 60
Average daily rate
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£301 £320 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.60 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.10 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +10.25%
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
659 502 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.52% 27.49% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 281 243
Average daily rate £325 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £459 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 64
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +13 31 £313 -1.88% 1
Basingstoke +30 13 £330 +88.57% 6
Southampton -14 11 £251 -30.68% 9
Farnborough -3 7 £263 -19.23% 1
Portsmouth +4 5 £260 +160.00% 2
Andover +2 2 £335 -
Fareham -3 2 £163 -
Winchester -1 1 £350 +24.44% 2
Havant -6 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 162 (66.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 148 (61.16%) Security Cleared
4 106 (43.80%) Microsoft
5 104 (42.98%) VMware
6 100 (41.32%) SC Cleared
7 94 (38.84%) Active Directory
8 81 (33.47%) HP
9 75 (30.99%) MS Exchange
10 64 (26.45%) Windows XP
10 64 (26.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 59 (24.38%) TCP/IP
12 57 (23.55%) DV Cleared
13 54 (22.31%) Windows 7
14 47 (19.42%) UNIX
15 46 (19.01%) Windows 2000
15 46 (19.01%) Oracle
15 46 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 44 (18.18%) ITIL
17 40 (16.53%) HTML
17 40 (16.53%) JavaScript
17 40 (16.53%) DNS
17 40 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2010
18 39 (16.12%) .NET
19 38 (15.70%) vSphere
20 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
20 37 (15.29%) JSP
21 36 (14.88%) ISTQB
22 35 (14.46%) HP Quality Center
22 35 (14.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 75 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 40 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (10.74%) SharePoint
5 22 (9.09%) Lync
6 20 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.13%) IIS
8 6 (2.48%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.48%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (2.48%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.07%) Apache
9 5 (2.07%) Documentum
10 4 (1.65%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.24%) Drupal
11 3 (1.24%) WordPress
11 3 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 32 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (0.83%) MS Project
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (12.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) assyst
2 1 (0.41%) Maximo
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (24.38%) TCP/IP
2 40 (16.53%) DNS
3 32 (13.22%) HTTPS
4 27 (11.16%) Firewall
4 27 (11.16%) SAN
5 18 (7.44%) LAN
6 17 (7.02%) HTTP
6 17 (7.02%) Internet
7 14 (5.79%) SSL
7 14 (5.79%) DHCP
8 13 (5.37%) WAN
9 11 (4.55%) Wireshark
10 10 (4.13%) X.400
10 10 (4.13%) X.500
10 10 (4.13%) Network Security
11 8 (3.31%) OSPF
11 8 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.89%) VLAN
12 7 (2.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.48%) MySQL
8 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (2.48%) SQLPlus
8 6 (2.48%) EDMS
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.41%) SSDT
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 18 (7.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 18 (7.44%) LoadRunner
2 7 (2.89%) MSI
3 5 (2.07%) Subversion
4 2 (0.83%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.83%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.41%) Hudson
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.41%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 9 (3.72%) Military
1 9 (3.72%) Finance
2 8 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.65%) Back Office
4 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (13.22%) Analyst
2 21 (8.68%) Test Analyst
3 17 (7.02%) Administrator
4 16 (6.61%) Support Engineer
4 16 (6.61%) Architect
4 16 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (4.96%) Tester
7 11 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 11 (4.55%) Developer
8 9 (3.72%) Performance Tester
9 8 (3.31%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.31%) Consultant
10 7 (2.89%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (2.89%) Performance Test Analyst
10 7 (2.89%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (2.89%) Test Specialist
10 7 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.53%) HTML
2 39 (16.12%) .NET
3 37 (15.29%) JSP
4 35 (14.46%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.13%) Web Services
6 9 (3.72%) XML
7 8 (3.31%) SOAP
8 6 (2.48%) CSS
8 6 (2.48%) Ajax
8 6 (2.48%) jQuery
9 5 (2.07%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (2.07%) XSLT
10 4 (1.65%) Classic ASP
10 4 (1.65%) Middleware
10 4 (1.65%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (1.24%) JPA
11 3 (1.24%) Symfony
12 2 (0.83%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.41%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.26%) Clustering
2 11 (4.55%) Replication
3 10 (4.13%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.72%) PKI
5 5 (2.07%) HACMP
6 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.24%) iPhone
7 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.24%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) iPad
8 2 (0.83%) Derivative
8 2 (0.83%) SecurID
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) Life Science
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 162 (66.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 64 (26.45%) Windows XP
4 54 (22.31%) Windows 7
5 47 (19.42%) UNIX
6 46 (19.01%) Windows 2000
6 46 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (12.81%) Linux
8 17 (7.02%) Windows Vista
9 15 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.31%) Solaris
11 7 (2.89%) Debian
12 6 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (2.07%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.07%) AIX
14 2 (0.83%) SUSE
14 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.18%) ITIL
2 31 (12.81%) Software Testing
3 30 (12.40%) Test Scripting
4 22 (9.09%) Migration
5 19 (7.85%) Knowledge Management
6 18 (7.44%) Performance Testing
7 17 (7.02%) Validation
8 16 (6.61%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.61%) Test Strategy
9 15 (6.20%) Workflow
10 14 (5.79%) Integration Testing
11 13 (5.37%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.96%) Service Management
12 12 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (4.13%) Network Management
14 10 (4.13%) Load Testing
15 9 (3.72%) Time Management
15 9 (3.72%) Test Automation
15 9 (3.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.53%) JavaScript
2 33 (13.64%) SQL
3 31 (12.81%) PowerShell
4 21 (8.68%) VBScript
5 12 (4.96%) Java
6 11 (4.55%) C
7 9 (3.72%) VB
8 6 (2.48%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.07%) PHP5
9 5 (2.07%) PHP
9 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.65%) C#
11 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.41%) XPath
12 1 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 148 (61.16%) Security Cleared
2 100 (41.32%) SC Cleared
3 57 (23.55%) DV Cleared
4 36 (14.88%) ISTQB
5 35 (14.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (7.02%) MCSE
8 17 (7.02%) CCNA
9 14 (5.79%) CCNP
10 8 (3.31%) Degree
11 6 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.65%) ISEB
12 4 (1.65%) VCP5
13 3 (1.24%) MCITP
14 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 1 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.41%) MCTS
15 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.55%) QA
1 11 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 94 (38.84%) Active Directory
2 64 (26.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (15.70%) vSphere
4 25 (10.33%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (9.92%) Hyper-V
6 23 (9.50%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.96%) XenApp
8 11 (4.55%) Nmap
9 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.07%) OCFS2
10 3 (1.24%) vCloud
10 3 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.83%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.83%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.41%) XenServer
12 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 35 (14.46%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (7.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (7.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (6.20%) SCCM
5 13 (5.37%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (4.55%) SCOM
6 11 (4.55%) Nessus
7 7 (2.89%) WSUS
7 7 (2.89%) HP SIM
7 7 (2.89%) ARCserve
7 7 (2.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (2.48%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.48%) Backup Exec
8 6 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.48%) SCDPM
8 6 (2.48%) SCVMM
8 6 (2.48%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.83%) MOM
Vendors
1 106 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 104 (42.98%) VMware
3 81 (33.47%) HP
4 46 (19.01%) Oracle
5 27 (11.16%) Cisco
6 26 (10.74%) Citrix
7 18 (7.44%) McAfee
8 16 (6.61%) EMC
9 14 (5.79%) Symantec
10 13 (5.37%) 3PAR
11 12 (4.96%) Sophos
11 12 (4.96%) Red Hat
11 12 (4.96%) IBM
11 12 (4.96%) Dell
11 12 (4.96%) Lumension
12 11 (4.55%) CA
13 9 (3.72%) Brocade
14 8 (3.31%) Altiris
15 7 (2.89%) Juniper
15 7 (2.89%) NetApp
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