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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.86% 5.33% 7.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 22.22% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Average daily rate
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£253 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £283 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £444 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +10.52%
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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
88 81 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.86% 23.96% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 25
Average daily rate £335 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 18
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -51.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.30 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (66.67%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (23.81%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
10 4 (19.05%) CCNP
10 4 (19.05%) MCSE
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) Intel
10 4 (19.05%) VCP5
11 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (14.29%) Citrix
11 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
11 3 (14.29%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) vSphere
11 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 3 (14.29%) Budget Control
11 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (19.05%) Designer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) VCP5
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Intel
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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