The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.89% 1.47% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 3.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £308 £285 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -34.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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 Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 23.90% 44.12% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 2
Average daily rate £388 £288 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £8.68 £35.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.20% +129.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Winchester region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Winchester region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
6 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) SCOM
7 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
7 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) IPv4
1 2 (18.18%) IPv6
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Server Support
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (18.18%) XenServer
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) ComArch
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Sophos