The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 34 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.01% 5.41% 7.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.92% 21.18% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Average daily rate
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£251 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £441 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 - £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +10.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 85 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.64% 25.53% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 25
Average daily rate £330 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 16
Average hourly rate £27.00 £14.38 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.82% -41.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £10.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £21.88 £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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Southampton region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Southampton region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) MCSE
10 5 (21.74%) CCNA
10 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
11 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
11 4 (17.39%) HP
11 4 (17.39%) CCNP
11 4 (17.39%) Intel
11 4 (17.39%) Citrix
11 4 (17.39%) VCP5
12 3 (13.04%) Budget Control
12 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (13.04%) vSphere
12 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
12 3 (13.04%) LAN
12 3 (13.04%) Degree
12 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (17.39%) Designer
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Budget Control
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCSE
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) VCP5
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Intel
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
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