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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.08% 1.20% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.62% 4.35% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £300 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
65 115 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.38% 27.58% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 75 61
Median daily rate £390 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £295 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £481 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) XenServer
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering

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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Support
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Designer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
1 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 5 (62.50%) XenServer
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Xerox