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 3 months to 28 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 45 30
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 48 73 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.66% 3.67% 5.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.01% 11.79% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 81
Median daily rate £368 £348 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £257 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £323 £301
% change year-on-year -0.92% +7.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 - £22.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year -19.76% +13.90%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 436 619 637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 24.20% 31.11% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 958 956
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £281 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £545 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 76 155
Median hourly rate £13.03 £47.83 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.76% +184.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £28.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £58.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook -1 10 £344 +0.87% 1
Southampton +7 8 £328 +36.45% 2
Basingstoke -19 5 £345 +4.94% 1
Liss - 3 £171 -
Portsmouth -3 2 £300 -7.69% 2
Winchester - 2 £403 -
Havant - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (70.64%) Windows Server
3 74 (67.89%) Microsoft
4 64 (58.72%) VMware
5 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
6 50 (45.87%) Security Cleared
7 49 (44.95%) PowerShell
8 38 (34.86%) SQL Server
9 37 (33.94%) Skype for Business
9 37 (33.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (33.03%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (31.19%) Firewall
12 33 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (28.44%) SC Cleared
14 30 (27.52%) MS Exchange
15 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (23.85%) Windows 7
17 24 (22.02%) Citrix
17 24 (22.02%) SQL
18 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (20.18%) ITIL
20 21 (19.27%) Unix
21 20 (18.35%) Hyper-V
22 19 (17.43%) XenDesktop
22 19 (17.43%) Linux
22 19 (17.43%) Cisco
23 18 (16.51%) XenServer
23 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
24 17 (15.60%) NetScaler
24 17 (15.60%) Skype

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 37 (33.94%) Skype for Business
2 30 (27.52%) MS Exchange
3 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.17%) IIS
5 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.67%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.75%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.92%) Apache
10 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) IaaS
1 8 (7.34%) Office 365
1 8 (7.34%) PaaS
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.19%) Firewall
2 17 (15.60%) NetScaler
2 17 (15.60%) Skype
3 16 (14.68%) SAN
4 10 (9.17%) DNS
5 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.26%) VoIP
6 5 (4.59%) PSTN
7 4 (3.67%) DHCP
7 4 (3.67%) LAN
7 4 (3.67%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.67%) WAN
8 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.92%) DMZ
9 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.92%) NAS
9 1 (0.92%) Network Security
9 1 (0.92%) SMTP
9 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.17%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.50%) MySQL
7 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MSI
2 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.92%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (4.59%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Local Government
2 2 (1.83%) Military
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (13.76%) Wintel Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Designer
2 14 (12.84%) Solutions Designer
3 12 (11.01%) DBA
4 9 (8.26%) Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Architect
5 7 (6.42%) Consultant
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (5.50%) SQL DBA
7 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.67%) Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Citrix Designer
8 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared DBA
8 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) XML
2 7 (6.42%) CSS
3 4 (3.67%) .NET
3 4 (3.67%) jQuery
3 4 (3.67%) XSLT
4 2 (1.83%) Middleware
4 2 (1.83%) REST
4 2 (1.83%) SOAP
4 2 (1.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.92%) HTML
5 1 (0.92%) JSF
5 1 (0.92%) LAMP
5 1 (0.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Clustering
2 8 (7.34%) PKI
3 7 (6.42%) Replication
4 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) HACMP
6 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.92%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (70.64%) Windows Server
3 37 (33.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (23.85%) Windows 7
6 21 (19.27%) Unix
7 19 (17.43%) Linux
8 11 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (8.26%) Windows 10
10 8 (7.34%) AIX
11 7 (6.42%) Windows Vista
12 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.92%) CentOS
14 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) ITIL
2 17 (15.60%) TOGAF
3 10 (9.17%) Migration
3 10 (9.17%) Test Scripting
4 7 (6.42%) Integration Testing
5 6 (5.50%) High Availability
5 6 (5.50%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (4.59%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.59%) Patch Management
6 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.67%) Defect Management
7 4 (3.67%) Information Security
7 4 (3.67%) Open Source
7 4 (3.67%) Service Design
7 4 (3.67%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (3.67%) Validation
7 4 (3.67%) Workflow
8 3 (2.75%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) PowerShell
2 24 (22.02%) SQL
3 14 (12.84%) VBScript
4 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.67%) C#
5 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.75%) Java
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
7 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (45.87%) Security Cleared
2 31 (28.44%) SC Cleared
3 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.84%) DV Cleared
5 12 (11.01%) MCITP
6 11 (10.09%) MCSE
7 10 (9.17%) MCSA
8 7 (6.42%) Degree
9 6 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.67%) CCNA
10 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.75%) CCDP
11 3 (2.75%) CCNP
11 3 (2.75%) CCSA
11 3 (2.75%) ISEB
11 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.83%) MCTS
13 1 (0.92%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
2 36 (33.03%) VMware ESXi
3 33 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (18.35%) Hyper-V
5 19 (17.43%) XenDesktop
6 18 (16.51%) XenServer
7 17 (15.60%) vSphere
8 11 (10.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (4.59%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (3.67%) BitLocker
11 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.83%) Docker
12 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.83%) XenApp
13 1 (0.92%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.92%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (4.59%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.59%) SCCM
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.67%) SCOM
4 3 (2.75%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.83%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.92%) Puppet
6 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (67.89%) Microsoft
2 64 (58.72%) VMware
3 24 (22.02%) Citrix
4 19 (17.43%) Cisco
5 15 (13.76%) Red Hat
6 12 (11.01%) McAfee
6 12 (11.01%) Oracle
7 11 (10.09%) HP
7 11 (10.09%) NetApp
8 8 (7.34%) IBM
8 8 (7.34%) Lumension
9 4 (3.67%) Nintex
9 4 (3.67%) Thales
10 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.75%) Symantec
11 2 (1.83%) Altiris
11 2 (1.83%) Arqiva
11 2 (1.83%) CA
11 2 (1.83%) Juniper
11 2 (1.83%) MobileIron
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