Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 69 43
Rank change year-on-year -22 -26 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 89 104 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.36% 2.89% 4.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.55% 11.57% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 92 121
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £306 £207 £275
90th Percentile £465 £475 £498
South East median daily rate £397 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +13.43% +3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £11.00 £24.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +28.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £10.10 £20.38 £17.63
90th Percentile £11.50 £28.29 £21.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £21.75
% change year-on-year -10.99% -9.61% +11.54%

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 1,041 899 1,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.65% 25.02% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 525 780
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £206 £202 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 78 69
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.35 £14.70 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.02% -60.80% +120.59%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £12.20
90th Percentile £46.98 £43.98 £51.07
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% -8.11% +8.82%

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 18 August 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
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 18 August 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
Winchester +3 19 £383 -1.29%
Basingstoke +19 17 £210 -39.13% 3
Southampton -20 12 £395 +18.35% 2
Hook -8 9 £465 +21.73%
Portsmouth -6 5 £269 +30.90% 1
Aldershot -1 3 £388 +29.17%
Havant -3 2 £375 - 2
Gosport - 2 £415 -
Fareham +3 1 £422 +41.85%
Lyndhurst - 1 £375 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (75.28%) Active Directory
3 66 (74.16%) Windows Server
4 56 (62.92%) VMware
5 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
6 44 (49.44%) SCCM
6 44 (49.44%) PowerShell
7 40 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (39.33%) Citrix
9 34 (38.20%) DNS
10 33 (37.08%) XenDesktop
10 33 (37.08%) Office 365
11 32 (35.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (35.96%) Hyper-V
11 32 (35.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 30 (33.71%) Security Cleared
13 28 (31.46%) VMware ESXi
14 27 (30.34%) DHCP
15 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (29.21%) PKI
16 25 (28.09%) SharePoint
17 23 (25.84%) Windows 7
17 23 (25.84%) Azure Active Directory
18 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Intune
18 22 (24.72%) Skype for Business
18 22 (24.72%) SAN
18 22 (24.72%) Microsoft App-V
19 21 (23.60%) Migration
20 20 (22.47%) Windows 10
21 19 (21.35%) Firewall

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 25 (28.09%) SharePoint
2 22 (24.72%) Skype for Business
3 17 (19.10%) MS Exchange
4 11 (12.36%) IIS
5 10 (11.24%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (7.87%) Apache
7 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.49%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.12%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.08%) Office 365
2 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (25.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (12.36%) Yammer
5 2 (2.25%) IaaS
5 2 (2.25%) PaaS
5 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.20%) DNS
2 27 (30.34%) DHCP
3 22 (24.72%) SAN
4 19 (21.35%) Firewall
5 18 (20.22%) Skype
6 17 (19.10%) NetScaler
7 15 (16.85%) VLAN
8 11 (12.36%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (12.36%) iSCSI
9 8 (8.99%) Internet
10 5 (5.62%) LAN
11 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.12%) CTI
12 1 (1.12%) NAS
12 1 (1.12%) PBX
12 1 (1.12%) VoIP
12 1 (1.12%) VPN
12 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.49%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.25%) MySQL
8 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.12%) DB2
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MSI
2 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 7 (7.87%) Military
2 2 (2.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (7.87%) Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) IT Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Consultant
5 5 (5.62%) Designer
5 5 (5.62%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Specialist
6 4 (4.49%) IT Support
7 3 (3.37%) Architect
7 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) CSS
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.37%) jQuery
4 3 (3.37%) XML
4 3 (3.37%) XSLT
5 1 (1.12%) Kafka
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) Middleware
5 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) PKI
2 15 (16.85%) Fat Client
2 15 (16.85%) Thin Client
3 13 (14.61%) Clustering
4 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) CESG
6 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) IVR
6 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (74.16%) Windows Server
3 32 (35.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (25.84%) Windows 7
5 20 (22.47%) Windows 10
6 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (11.24%) Solaris
7 10 (11.24%) Unix
8 4 (4.49%) AIX
8 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.37%) Linux
10 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.12%) CentOS
11 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (23.60%) Migration
3 19 (21.35%) ITIL
4 13 (14.61%) High Availability
5 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (12.36%) Application Packaging
6 11 (12.36%) Operations Management
7 9 (10.11%) Change Management
7 9 (10.11%) Patch Management
8 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.62%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.49%) ERD
9 4 (4.49%) Functional Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Project Management
9 4 (4.49%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Validation
10 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.37%) Information Security
10 3 (3.37%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (49.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.11%) SQL
3 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.49%) VBScript
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.25%) C
5 2 (2.25%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) Java
5 2 (2.25%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.98%) CCA
3 16 (17.98%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (16.85%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.49%) ISEB
5 4 (4.49%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.49%) MCSE
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.12%) CCNA
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCP
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) RHCE
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.12%) GPG13
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (75.28%) Active Directory
2 40 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (37.08%) XenDesktop
4 32 (35.96%) Hyper-V
5 28 (31.46%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (24.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (20.22%) XenApp
8 16 (17.98%) DFS Replication
8 16 (17.98%) XenServer
9 11 (12.36%) vSphere
10 1 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (1.12%) Docker
10 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (49.44%) SCCM
2 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (20.22%) SCOM
4 12 (13.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (11.24%) WSUS
6 8 (8.99%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (5.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (3.37%) AirWatch
9 2 (2.25%) SCVMM
9 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (1.12%) ThinApp
10 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (62.92%) VMware
2 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
3 35 (39.33%) Citrix
4 18 (20.22%) Oracle
5 12 (13.48%) McAfee
6 11 (12.36%) Dell
7 8 (8.99%) HP
8 7 (7.87%) Cisco
8 7 (7.87%) Lumension
9 5 (5.62%) NetApp
10 4 (4.49%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.25%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.25%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.25%) Nintex
11 2 (2.25%) Sophos
11 2 (2.25%) Symantec
11 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.12%) Avaya
12 1 (1.12%) Juniper
12 1 (1.12%) Veritas