The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 31 18 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.79% 8.57% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 32.88% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £314 £331 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +14.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £310 £313
% change year-on-year +8.87% -0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 73 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 15.02% 26.07% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 17
Median daily rate £320 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +33.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) VBScript
6 2 (28.57%) VB
6 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks