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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.18% 7.10% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.67% 23.76% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 8
Median daily rate £313 £363 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £351 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £363 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
60 101 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.27% 29.88% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 62
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 £156 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Median hourly rate £11.25 £37.96 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.36% +40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £46.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) SCOM
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) VoIP
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
7 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
8 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
8 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Wyse
8 2 (20.00%) Thin Client

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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Varonis
4 2 (20.00%) Wyse
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas