Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 56 48
Rank change year-on-year -50 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 77 115 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.05% 3.36% 4.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.24% 11.75% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 79 116
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.85% -3.96%
10th Percentile £256 £208 £269
90th Percentile £461 £488 £466
South East median daily rate £380 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £10.75 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% -27.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.40 £12.34
90th Percentile £30.13 £37.30 £20.78
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% -9.09% +52.78%

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 1,063 979 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.36% 28.60% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 579 603
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £200 £150 £255
90th Percentile £575 £519 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 65 58
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +35.59% -15.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.85 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -18.75%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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
Winchester 0 18 £380 -2.56% 3
Southampton -6 15 £343 +0.74% 3
Havant +1 9 £388 +19.23%
Basingstoke -5 8 £475 +427.78%
Gosport - 4 £455 -
Hook -22 3 £500 +6.38%
Portsmouth -31 3 £187 -48.41%
Fareham -10 2 - - 1
Aldershot -15 1 £425 -
Farnborough - 1 £115 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (74.03%) Active Directory
3 51 (66.23%) Windows Server
4 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
5 42 (54.55%) VMware
6 35 (45.45%) Citrix
6 35 (45.45%) SCCM
7 32 (41.56%) PowerShell
8 31 (40.26%) Hyper-V
9 30 (38.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (38.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (38.96%) DNS
10 28 (36.36%) Office 365
11 26 (33.77%) DHCP
11 26 (33.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 25 (32.47%) XenDesktop
13 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (29.87%) SAN
15 22 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
16 21 (27.27%) XenApp
17 20 (25.97%) Azure Active Directory
18 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Intune
18 19 (24.68%) NetScaler
18 19 (24.68%) VMware ESXi
19 18 (23.38%) PKI
19 18 (23.38%) Clustering
20 17 (22.08%) Thin Client
20 17 (22.08%) VLAN
20 17 (22.08%) Fat Client
20 17 (22.08%) Windows 7

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 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.58%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 3 (3.90%) IIS
6 2 (2.60%) CMS
6 2 (2.60%) Confluence
6 2 (2.60%) Drupal
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.36%) Office 365
2 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (25.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (12.99%) Yammer
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.30%) Datadog
6 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) DNS
2 26 (33.77%) DHCP
3 23 (29.87%) SAN
4 19 (24.68%) NetScaler
5 17 (22.08%) VLAN
6 13 (16.88%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (16.88%) Firewall
6 13 (16.88%) iSCSI
7 12 (15.58%) Skype
8 5 (6.49%) LAN
8 5 (6.49%) VPN
9 4 (5.19%) Internet
10 2 (2.60%) WAN
11 1 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) MySQL
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) MSI
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
2 2 (2.60%) Toad
3 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
1 2 (2.60%) Military
2 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) IT Support
4 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.19%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) DBA
8 3 (3.90%) Developer
8 3 (3.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (3.90%) IT Technician
8 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) CSS
1 4 (5.19%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.60%) Ajax
3 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.60%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) jQuery
3 2 (2.60%) LAMP
3 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 1 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Clustering
1 18 (23.38%) PKI
2 17 (22.08%) Fat Client
2 17 (22.08%) Thin Client
3 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (66.23%) Windows Server
3 30 (38.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.08%) Windows 10
4 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.49%) Linux
6 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.19%) Unix
8 3 (3.90%) Solaris
9 2 (2.60%) Debian
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.30%) AIX
10 1 (1.30%) CentOS
10 1 (1.30%) DC/OS
10 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 16 (20.78%) Migration
3 15 (19.48%) Application Packaging
3 15 (19.48%) High Availability
4 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.79%) Operations Management
7 4 (5.19%) Fault Management
7 4 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.19%) Server Building
7 4 (5.19%) Server Management
8 3 (3.90%) Change Management
8 3 (3.90%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (3.90%) CRM
8 3 (3.90%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.60%) MVC
9 2 (2.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.48%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) PHP
4 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.58%) DV Cleared
3 11 (14.29%) CCA
3 11 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) CCIE
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.30%) MCDST
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (74.03%) Active Directory
2 31 (40.26%) Hyper-V
3 30 (38.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (32.47%) XenDesktop
5 22 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (27.27%) XenApp
7 19 (24.68%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (18.18%) DFS Replication
8 14 (18.18%) XenServer
9 7 (9.09%) vSphere
10 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.30%) Docker
11 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (45.45%) SCCM
2 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (12.99%) SCOM
5 4 (5.19%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (5.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (5.19%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.90%) WSUS
7 2 (2.60%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.30%) Ansible
8 1 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.30%) Packer
8 1 (1.30%) Puppet
8 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.30%) Terraform
8 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 42 (54.55%) VMware
3 35 (45.45%) Citrix
4 14 (18.18%) Dell
5 12 (15.58%) HP
6 11 (14.29%) Oracle
7 10 (12.99%) McAfee
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco
8 3 (3.90%) Ivanti
8 3 (3.90%) Lumension
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.60%) IBM
9 2 (2.60%) Zend
10 1 (1.30%) Borland
10 1 (1.30%) CommVault
10 1 (1.30%) Remedy
10 1 (1.30%) Symantec
10 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas