Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 6 months to 12 July 2020 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 91 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 93 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.74% 2.50% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.59% 8.93% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 60 52
Median daily rate £375 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.54% -2.81% +3.23%
10th Percentile £143 £303 £318
90th Percentile £468 £488 £469
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% - -55.56%
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +185.00% -42.86% -10.99%

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

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 425 1,042 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 26.48% 28.03% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 640 567
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £135 £249 £210
90th Percentile £562 £575 £543
South East median daily rate £400 £415 £415
% change year-on-year -3.61% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 85 81
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -24.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £12.27 £10.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.50 £46.75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.33% -4.17% +12.90%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +13 11 £440 +1.97%
Portsmouth +38 6 £356 -5.00% 1
Winchester -11 2 £200 -47.37%
Havant -12 2 £120 -69.52%
Fleet +12 1 £185 -50.67%
Southampton +6 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
3 21 (75.00%) VMware
4 20 (71.43%) Windows Server
5 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (39.29%) McAfee
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
10 9 (32.14%) Firewall
11 8 (28.57%) SQL
11 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
11 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
11 8 (28.57%) SAN
11 8 (28.57%) HP
11 8 (28.57%) Citrix
11 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
12 7 (25.00%) Lumension
12 7 (25.00%) Oracle
12 7 (25.00%) MSI
12 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 6 (21.43%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (10.71%) Acrobat
4 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Azure
3 1 (3.57%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (14.29%) WebEx
5 3 (10.71%) IPsec
6 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MSI
2 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
2 3 (10.71%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.57%) Toad
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support
3 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.71%) PDA
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
8 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000
9 3 (10.71%) AIX
9 3 (10.71%) Linux
10 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Server Building
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Business Development
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (3.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.86%) XenApp
6 3 (10.71%) Terminal Server
7 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (7.14%) vSphere
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) WSUS
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (17.86%) SCOM
3 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
4 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (3.57%) SmoothWall
6 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
6 1 (3.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) McAfee
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) Lumension
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) Bomgar
5 4 (14.29%) Peregrine
5 4 (14.29%) Remedy
5 4 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) Adobe
6 3 (10.71%) IBM
6 3 (10.71%) Lotus
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco
7 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus