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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.90% 2.58% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 10.47% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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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
120 86 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.50% 24.64% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 36
Average daily rate £375 £275 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £95 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £69.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 30 March 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) Citrix
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
9 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
10 4 (21.05%) SCCM
10 4 (21.05%) vSphere
10 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 4 (21.05%) MS Office
11 3 (15.79%) Cisco
11 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
11 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
11 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
12 2 (10.53%) NetApp
12 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
12 2 (10.53%) Mitel
12 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (10.53%) Lync
12 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
12 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Migration
1 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Web Development
2 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
2 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Mitel
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Endeca
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
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