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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 13 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.55% 9.97% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 30.91% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 6
Median daily rate £269 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £363 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Hampshire

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
56 110 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.83% 32.26% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 86 61
Median daily rate £313 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 26 July 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) XenServer
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
7 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (22.22%) Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
7 2 (22.22%) VoIP
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database

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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
General
1 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Support
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ERD
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
1 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas
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