Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 58 46
Rank change year-on-year -27 -12 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 93 121 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.44% 3.42% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.95% 13.28% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 103 111
Hampshire median daily rate £398 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.07% +4.62% -6.47%
10th Percentile £206 £300 £263
90th Percentile £497 £470 £490
South East median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.80 £18.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £23.00 £19.38
South East median hourly rate £15.75 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -25.88% +6.25% +8.11%

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 1,039 911 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.26% 25.78% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 567 712
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £206 £255 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 73 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -24.53% +13.57%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.42 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £42.75 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -19.74% +17.57%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 May 2018. 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 -2 18 £473 +47.66%
Basingstoke -5 16 £210 -38.46% 4
Winchester -4 14 £383 -14.94% 6
Southampton -2 7 £363 -3.33%
Aldershot -2 4 £400 +25.98%
Havant -2 3 £325 -
Gosport - 2 £415 -
Portsmouth -3 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
Lyndhurst - 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 60 (64.52%) Active Directory
3 60 (64.52%) VMware
4 46 (49.46%) Microsoft
5 44 (47.31%) PowerShell
6 38 (40.86%) Security Cleared
7 35 (37.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (34.41%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (34.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 30 (32.26%) Citrix
11 28 (30.11%) DNS
12 27 (29.03%) SCCM
12 27 (29.03%) XenDesktop
13 24 (25.81%) Firewall
14 21 (22.58%) Skype for Business
14 21 (22.58%) Office 365
14 21 (22.58%) PKI
15 20 (21.51%) Windows 7
16 19 (20.43%) DHCP
16 19 (20.43%) Oracle
16 19 (20.43%) vSphere
16 19 (20.43%) DV Cleared
17 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (19.35%) NetScaler
17 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (18.28%) MS Exchange
18 17 (18.28%) XenServer
18 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared

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 21 (22.58%) Skype for Business
2 17 (18.28%) MS Exchange
3 15 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.75%) IIS
5 9 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (7.53%) Apache
7 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Office 365
2 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (9.68%) IaaS
4 9 (9.68%) PaaS
5 6 (6.45%) SaaS
5 6 (6.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) DNS
2 24 (25.81%) Firewall
3 19 (20.43%) DHCP
4 18 (19.35%) NetScaler
5 16 (17.20%) SAN
6 10 (10.75%) Skype
7 7 (7.53%) Internet
8 6 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (6.45%) iSCSI
8 6 (6.45%) VLAN
9 2 (2.15%) LAN
9 2 (2.15%) WAN
10 1 (1.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MSI
2 2 (2.15%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.38%) Military
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Designer
3 11 (11.83%) Solutions Designer
4 8 (8.60%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Consultant
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) IT Support
7 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Designer
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) CSS
1 4 (4.30%) XML
2 3 (3.23%) XSLT
3 2 (2.15%) jQuery
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) J2EE
4 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) PKI
2 7 (7.53%) Clustering
2 7 (7.53%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.53%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 35 (37.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (21.51%) Windows 7
5 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (17.20%) Windows 10
7 12 (12.90%) Unix
8 11 (11.83%) Solaris
9 10 (10.75%) Windows Vista
10 5 (5.38%) AIX
10 5 (5.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.98%) Migration
1 13 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (12.90%) ITIL
3 11 (11.83%) TOGAF
4 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.60%) Operations Management
5 7 (7.53%) Change Management
5 7 (7.53%) High Availability
5 7 (7.53%) Patch Management
6 6 (6.45%) Application Packaging
6 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.38%) Project Management
8 4 (4.30%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.23%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.23%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.31%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.90%) SQL
3 4 (4.30%) C
4 3 (3.23%) Java
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.08%) C#
6 1 (1.08%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.43%) DV Cleared
3 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) CCA
4 8 (8.60%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.30%) ISEB
5 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.23%) MCSE
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.15%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.08%) CCNP
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
8 1 (1.08%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) GPG13
1 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.08%) QA
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 32 (34.41%) VMware ESXi
2 32 (34.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 27 (29.03%) XenDesktop
5 19 (20.43%) vSphere
6 17 (18.28%) XenServer
7 16 (17.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (12.90%) XenApp
9 8 (8.60%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (29.03%) SCCM
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (10.75%) SCOM
4 8 (8.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (8.60%) WSUS
5 7 (7.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (7.53%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.23%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.08%) ThinApp
8 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (64.52%) VMware
2 46 (49.46%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.26%) Citrix
4 19 (20.43%) Oracle
5 16 (17.20%) McAfee
6 15 (16.13%) Lumension
7 9 (9.68%) HP
8 6 (6.45%) Dell
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco
9 4 (4.30%) Gemalto
9 4 (4.30%) NetApp
10 3 (3.23%) Borland
10 3 (3.23%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.23%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.23%) Symantec
10 3 (3.23%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.15%) Adobe
12 1 (1.08%) Intel
12 1 (1.08%) Ivanti
12 1 (1.08%) Northgate