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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 138 109 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.59% 5.83% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.29% 20.60% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 43 29
Average daily rate
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£345 £308 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £429 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +154.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -10.52%
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
798 529 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.13% 28.29% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 269 165
Average daily rate £338 £320 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 45 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £13.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +79.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

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 26 February 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
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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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 +10 40 £334 +8.53% 2
Southampton -13 12 £338 +12.50% 5
Basingstoke -8 9 £290 -10.76%
Portsmouth +3 5 £290 - 1
Havant 0 5 £425 +8.97%
Farnborough -9 5 £413 +34.14% 2
Fareham 0 4 - - 2
Eastleigh -2 1 - - 1
Winchester -9 1 - - 2
Andover - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 290 (100.00%) Windows
2 176 (60.69%) Security Cleared
3 158 (54.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 138 (47.59%) Active Directory
5 135 (46.55%) VMware
6 130 (44.83%) SC Cleared
7 114 (39.31%) Microsoft
8 101 (34.83%) Windows 7
9 86 (29.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (27.93%) MS Exchange
11 80 (27.59%) SQL
12 78 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 66 (22.76%) HP
14 53 (18.28%) ITIL
15 52 (17.93%) MS Excel
15 52 (17.93%) McAfee
16 49 (16.90%) Windows XP
17 48 (16.55%) Oracle
17 48 (16.55%) PowerShell
18 47 (16.21%) Exchange Server 2010
19 46 (15.86%) DV Cleared
19 46 (15.86%) Citrix
20 42 (14.48%) SharePoint
21 40 (13.79%) SQL Server
21 40 (13.79%) UNIX
22 37 (12.76%) Firewall
23 33 (11.38%) Linux
24 29 (10.00%) DNS
25 28 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
26 27 (9.31%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 81 (27.93%) MS Exchange
2 47 (16.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (14.48%) SharePoint
4 18 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.48%) IIS
6 11 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.45%) Lync
8 9 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.07%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.38%) Apache
11 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.03%) JBoss
12 3 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.69%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.34%) WordPress
14 1 (0.34%) Drupal
14 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (17.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.59%) MS Office
3 10 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.45%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (2.76%) assyst
2 1 (0.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.03%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.76%) Firewall
2 29 (10.00%) DNS
3 26 (8.97%) SAN
4 25 (8.62%) TCP/IP
5 19 (6.55%) SMTP
5 19 (6.55%) DHCP
6 17 (5.86%) LAN
7 13 (4.48%) WAN
8 10 (3.45%) SSL
9 9 (3.10%) VoIP
10 7 (2.41%) PBX
10 7 (2.41%) Internet
10 7 (2.41%) IP Telephony
11 6 (2.07%) NAS
11 6 (2.07%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.72%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.72%) HTTPS
13 4 (1.38%) LDAP
14 3 (1.03%) ISDN
14 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.79%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.79%) MySQL
6 7 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.03%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.69%) EDMS
11 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (5.86%) MSI
2 4 (1.38%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.69%) Moq
3 2 (0.69%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.69%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.34%) NUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 13 (4.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (1.72%) Finance
3 4 (1.38%) Legal
3 4 (1.38%) Military
4 3 (1.03%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.69%) Back Office
5 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (9.31%) Analyst
3 22 (7.59%) Wintel Engineer
4 16 (5.52%) Author
5 15 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (5.17%) Administrator
6 14 (4.83%) Support Engineer
6 14 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (4.83%) Build Engineer
7 12 (4.14%) Technical Author
7 12 (4.14%) Architect
8 10 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 10 (3.45%) IT Support
8 10 (3.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (2.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (2.76%) Server Engineer
11 7 (2.41%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (2.41%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.28%) HTML
2 14 (4.83%) .NET
3 12 (4.14%) XML
4 10 (3.45%) JSP
5 9 (3.10%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.72%) J2EE
7 4 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.69%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.69%) CSS
8 2 (0.69%) jQuery
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.34%) StructureMap
9 1 (0.34%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.34%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.34%) XSLT
9 1 (0.34%) SOAP
9 1 (0.34%) Web Services
9 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.83%) Clustering
3 12 (4.14%) Replication
4 9 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.41%) IVR
5 7 (2.41%) HACMP
6 4 (1.38%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.03%) CMDB
7 3 (1.03%) Open Source
8 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.69%) PDA
8 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 290 (100.00%) Windows
2 158 (54.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 101 (34.83%) Windows 7
4 86 (29.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (16.90%) Windows XP
6 40 (13.79%) UNIX
7 33 (11.38%) Linux
8 21 (7.24%) Windows Vista
9 16 (5.52%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.14%) Windows 2000
11 11 (3.79%) AIX
12 8 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.72%) CentOS
15 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.03%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.69%) Solaris
16 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.34%) HPUX
17 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.28%) ITIL
2 23 (7.93%) Migration
3 17 (5.86%) Configuration Management
3 17 (5.86%) Mentoring
4 14 (4.83%) Project Management
4 14 (4.83%) Service Delivery
4 14 (4.83%) Change Management
5 12 (4.14%) Time Management
6 11 (3.79%) Test Scripting
6 11 (3.79%) ITIL V3
6 11 (3.79%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (3.45%) Service Management
8 9 (3.10%) Coaching
9 8 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (2.76%) High Availability
9 8 (2.76%) Fault Management
10 7 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.41%) Telemarketing
11 6 (2.07%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.59%) SQL
2 48 (16.55%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.21%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.86%) VBScript
5 8 (2.76%) Java
6 5 (1.72%) VB
6 5 (1.72%) C
7 4 (1.38%) C#
7 4 (1.38%) C++
7 4 (1.38%) PHP
7 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.34%) VBA
9 1 (0.34%) Python
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 176 (60.69%) Security Cleared
2 130 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 46 (15.86%) DV Cleared
4 24 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (5.52%) CCNA
7 13 (4.48%) MCITP
7 13 (4.48%) ISTQB
8 11 (3.79%) MCSE
8 11 (3.79%) MCSA
9 8 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.72%) Degree
11 4 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.38%) ISEB
12 3 (1.03%) CCNP
12 3 (1.03%) RHCE
12 3 (1.03%) RHCA
12 3 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (1.03%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.79%) SLA
2 7 (2.41%) QA
3 3 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 138 (47.59%) Active Directory
2 78 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.31%) vSphere
4 25 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 25 (8.62%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.41%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.72%) Nmap
7 5 (1.72%) vCloud
8 4 (1.38%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.38%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.03%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.69%) XenApp
11 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (7.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (7.24%) ARCserve
2 21 (7.24%) SCCM
3 12 (4.14%) HP SIM
4 10 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (3.10%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (2.76%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (2.07%) Nagios
9 5 (1.72%) Nessus
10 3 (1.03%) MOM
10 3 (1.03%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.03%) OpenView
10 3 (1.03%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.03%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.69%) WSUS
11 2 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 135 (46.55%) VMware
2 114 (39.31%) Microsoft
3 66 (22.76%) HP
4 52 (17.93%) McAfee
5 48 (16.55%) Oracle
6 46 (15.86%) Citrix
7 26 (8.97%) Lumension
8 25 (8.62%) Cisco
9 19 (6.55%) CA
10 17 (5.86%) NetApp
10 17 (5.86%) Symantec
11 14 (4.83%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.79%) Remedy
13 9 (3.10%) Altiris
13 9 (3.10%) IBM
13 9 (3.10%) 3PAR
14 6 (2.07%) Dell
15 5 (1.72%) EMC
15 5 (1.72%) SAP
15 5 (1.72%) Sun
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £346 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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