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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 6.78% 4.41% 13.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 10.00% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £281 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £246 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £316 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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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
18 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 30.51% 44.12% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 14
Average daily rate £350 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) HACMP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (60.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) VMware