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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 29 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 1.15% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 4.48% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £375 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £340 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.67%

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
37 67 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.51% 25.57% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 71
Median daily rate £375 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £157 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Median hourly rate £17.78 £13.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.68% -13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.63 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) MCP
8 3 (25.00%) MCSE
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
9 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
9 2 (16.67%) vSphere
9 2 (16.67%) XenServer
9 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
9 2 (16.67%) SCOM
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
9 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Expert
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Process Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) RHCE
3 1 (8.33%) RHCSA
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Varonis
4 2 (16.67%) Wyse
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec