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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 6.04% 1.72% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.49% 5.00% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £350 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Windows Server 2008
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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
71 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 39.01% 34.48% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 12 20
Average daily rate £338 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £38.75 £23.18 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% +40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £7.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
5 7 (53.85%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
5 7 (53.85%) IPv4
5 7 (53.85%) IPv6
5 7 (53.85%) vSphere
5 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
6 6 (46.15%) Dependency Management
6 6 (46.15%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (46.15%) Perl
6 6 (46.15%) SNMP
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (46.15%) ComArch
6 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds
6 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (30.77%) SCOM
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) IPv4
1 7 (53.85%) IPv6
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) SNMP
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 6 (46.15%) Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Dashboard Development
2 6 (46.15%) Dependency Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
2 7 (53.85%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) ComArch
4 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds
5 3 (23.08%) Sophos
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix