Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 47 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 126 160 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.54% 4.11% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.66% 14.55% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 117 147
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -6.90% +18.85%
10th Percentile £252 £258 £257
90th Percentile £471 £500 £464
South East median daily rate £355 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +9.23% -3.70% +12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% -5.26% -29.63%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.34 £13.15
90th Percentile £27.93 £20.78 £20.78
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £26.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -24.38% +46.48% +1.43%

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 995 1100 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.96% 28.26% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 674 755
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +6.62%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £250
90th Percentile £500 £549 £485
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 119
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.70 £11.79
90th Percentile £48.09 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +5 26 £450 +36.36%
Southampton +8 14 £325 +8.33% 4
Winchester +21 13 £400 -20.00%
Portsmouth +3 11 £338 +3.85% 2
Basingstoke -30 7 £90 -73.82%
Fareham 0 5 £320 -4.48% 2
Aldershot - 3 - -
Havant -7 2 - -
Fleet -1 1 £275 -6.46%
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 78 (61.90%) VMware
4 76 (60.32%) Active Directory
5 75 (59.52%) Microsoft
6 57 (45.24%) PowerShell
7 48 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (37.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (35.71%) Firewall
10 43 (34.13%) Hyper-V
11 42 (33.33%) Citrix
12 41 (32.54%) Skype for Business
13 37 (29.37%) Security Cleared
14 36 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (28.57%) NetScaler
14 36 (28.57%) MS Exchange
15 35 (27.78%) XenDesktop
16 33 (26.19%) XenServer
17 32 (25.40%) TOGAF
18 29 (23.02%) Windows 10
19 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (18.25%) WAN
21 20 (15.87%) DNS
21 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
22 19 (15.08%) SC Cleared
22 19 (15.08%) Cisco
22 19 (15.08%) LAN
23 18 (14.29%) TCP/IP
23 18 (14.29%) DV 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 41 (32.54%) Skype for Business
2 36 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 24 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Acrobat
1 13 (10.32%) MS Visio
1 13 (10.32%) PaintShop Pro
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.49%) IaaS
1 17 (13.49%) PaaS
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.56%) Office 365
3 4 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (35.71%) Firewall
2 36 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 23 (18.25%) WAN
4 20 (15.87%) DNS
5 19 (15.08%) LAN
6 18 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 14 (11.11%) DHCP
8 13 (10.32%) VPN
9 9 (7.14%) VoIP
10 8 (6.35%) Skype
11 4 (3.17%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.17%) SAN
12 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.59%) PSTN
14 1 (0.79%) DMZ
14 1 (0.79%) Extranet
14 1 (0.79%) Intranet
14 1 (0.79%) Network Security
14 1 (0.79%) SSL
14 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) DB2
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MSI
2 1 (0.79%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (8.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Military
3 1 (0.79%) Publishing
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Designer
1 26 (20.63%) Solutions Designer
2 16 (12.70%) Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Author
3 13 (10.32%) Technical Author
4 11 (8.73%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) Architect
6 9 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.35%) Active Directory Support
7 8 (6.35%) Administrator
7 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (4.76%) Active Directory Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Citrix Designer
8 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) Middleware
2 2 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.97%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.38%) Clustering
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 47 (37.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (23.02%) Windows 10
5 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
7 13 (10.32%) Windows Vista
8 11 (8.73%) Linux
9 9 (7.14%) Windows 8
10 7 (5.56%) AIX
11 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.38%) Solaris
12 3 (2.38%) Unix
12 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) TOGAF
2 13 (10.32%) Migration
3 12 (9.52%) SDLC
4 11 (8.73%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.35%) ITIL
6 8 (6.35%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.97%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.97%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (3.17%) Operations Management
10 3 (2.38%) Change Management
10 3 (2.38%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.38%) Data Encryption
10 3 (2.38%) Defect Management
10 3 (2.38%) Information Security
11 2 (1.59%) BCP
11 2 (1.59%) DevOps
11 2 (1.59%) Project Management
11 2 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.24%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (2.38%) VBScript
4 2 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (29.37%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.08%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.76%) MCSE
4 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.38%) CCNA
5 3 (2.38%) CCSA
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.59%) CCDP
6 2 (1.59%) CCNP
6 2 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.59%) MCITP
7 1 (0.79%) Degree
7 1 (0.79%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 76 (60.32%) Active Directory
2 48 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
3 43 (34.13%) Hyper-V
4 36 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (27.78%) XenDesktop
6 33 (26.19%) XenServer
7 10 (7.94%) vSphere
8 7 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (5.56%) XenApp
9 5 (3.97%) Docker
10 3 (2.38%) BitLocker
10 3 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) SCCM
2 10 (7.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.56%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.76%) SCOM
5 5 (3.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.59%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.79%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.79%) Nagios
8 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.79%) Netcool
8 1 (0.79%) Puppet
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 78 (61.90%) VMware
2 75 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 42 (33.33%) Citrix
4 19 (15.08%) Cisco
5 14 (11.11%) Lumension
6 13 (10.32%) Adobe
7 12 (9.52%) McAfee
8 11 (8.73%) HP
9 10 (7.94%) Oracle
9 10 (7.94%) Symantec
10 8 (6.35%) Veeam
11 6 (4.76%) Meraki
12 5 (3.97%) MobileIron
13 3 (2.38%) Borland
14 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.59%) IBM
14 2 (1.59%) NetApp
14 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.59%) Veritas