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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.12% 2.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.78% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -11.53%
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
36 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 40.45% 20.00% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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
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 4 March 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) AIX
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) HACMP
4 3 (42.86%) IBM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Deskside Support
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Apple