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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.61% 4.48% 19.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 10.34% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £281 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -11.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +10.25%
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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 Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 37.10% 43.28% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 10
Average daily rate £345 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £190 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £10.02 £14.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% -60.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware