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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.58% 2.68% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.97% 7.52% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
67 133 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.48% 35.66% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 39
Average daily rate £400 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 8 (53.33%) MCSE
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) Intel
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) XenApp
7 3 (20.00%) XenServer
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) vSphere
8 2 (13.33%) Clustering
8 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
8 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
9 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (6.67%) Varonis
9 1 (6.67%) DatAdvantage

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Designer
2 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Designer
2 8 (53.33%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Designer
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCSE
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) XenServer
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Intel
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Varonis
4 1 (6.67%) Wyse
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