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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.34% 1.39% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.58% 6.15% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +49.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £325 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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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
104 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.61% 22.57% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 22
Average daily rate £335 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £88 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) Citrix
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
7 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
9 6 (22.22%) MS Office
9 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.81%) vSphere
11 4 (14.81%) SCCM
12 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (11.11%) Firewall
12 3 (11.11%) DNS
12 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
13 2 (7.41%) NetApp
13 2 (7.41%) HP
13 2 (7.41%) ARCserve
13 2 (7.41%) Cisco
13 2 (7.41%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.70%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 12 (44.44%) Citrix
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) NetApp
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Mitel
3 1 (3.70%) Endeca
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
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