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 27 June 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 28 20
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.23% 3.21% 5.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 12.35% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £345 £329 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -15.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £282 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £376 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year -16.66% +12.87%  

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 87 81 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 21.48% 25.96% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 32
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.45 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 June 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
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
6 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (28.57%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (28.57%) WSUS
6 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 2 (28.57%) SOA
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) Extranet
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support 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 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) GCIH
2 1 (14.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee