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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.16% 3.17% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.36% 12.20% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £320 £363 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £263 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £365 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £312 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.25 - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -15.00%
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
55 82 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.30% 26.03% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 62
Median daily rate £340 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 7
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £44.00 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) SCOM
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) VoIP
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) Clustering
9 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) HP
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (25.00%) XenApp
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
10 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
10 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (18.75%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (18.75%) MCP

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
5 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) ERD
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Varonis
4 2 (12.50%) Wyse
5 1 (6.25%) AppSense
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas