Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 40 47
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 106 163 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.93% 4.46% 4.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.57% 16.51% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 133 110
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +1.54% +0.78%
10th Percentile £226 £275 £255
90th Percentile £499 £470 £447
South East median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +13.64% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -8.57% -35.19%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.14 £11.80
90th Percentile £37.30 £19.55 £19.38
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year -20.00% +49.66% -8.13%

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 1,003 987 1,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.70% 27.02% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 618 709
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +0.73%
10th Percentile £160 £262 £221
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 92
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.75 £15.00 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.67% -8.26% -6.57%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.65 £10.78
90th Percentile £47.85 £48.71 £48.66
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -17.95% +21.88%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 0 27 £471 +48.43%
Winchester 0 12 £390 -13.33% 2
Basingstoke -13 10 £105 -66.56% 5
Portsmouth -1 9 £388 +13.97% 1
Southampton +1 5 £335 -1.47% 3
Aldershot 0 4 £400 +23.08%
Fareham - 4 - -
Havant -10 3 £325 +30.00%
Fleet 0 1 £275 -6.46%
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (78.30%) Windows Server
3 70 (66.04%) VMware
4 66 (62.26%) Active Directory
5 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
6 48 (45.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (42.45%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (42.45%) PowerShell
8 41 (38.68%) Security Cleared
9 38 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (32.08%) Firewall
11 31 (29.25%) Citrix
11 31 (29.25%) Hyper-V
12 26 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (23.58%) MS Exchange
14 24 (22.64%) DV Cleared
14 24 (22.64%) Skype for Business
15 22 (20.75%) NetScaler
16 21 (19.81%) XenDesktop
16 21 (19.81%) Oracle
17 20 (18.87%) XenServer
17 20 (18.87%) Lumension
18 19 (17.92%) vSphere
18 19 (17.92%) TOGAF
18 19 (17.92%) McAfee
19 18 (16.98%) SQL
19 18 (16.98%) WAN
19 18 (16.98%) DNS
19 18 (16.98%) Windows 10
20 17 (16.04%) Windows Vista

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 (23.58%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.64%) Skype for Business
3 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.66%) IIS
5 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.83%) Apache
6 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Acrobat
1 9 (8.49%) MS Visio
1 9 (8.49%) PaintShop Pro
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) IaaS
1 11 (10.38%) PaaS
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) Office 365
3 5 (4.72%) SaaS
4 4 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.08%) Firewall
2 22 (20.75%) NetScaler
3 18 (16.98%) DNS
3 18 (16.98%) WAN
4 14 (13.21%) LAN
5 13 (12.26%) DHCP
6 10 (9.43%) VPN
7 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.66%) SAN
8 6 (5.66%) VoIP
9 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.77%) Skype
10 3 (2.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) DB2
3 3 (2.83%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MSI
2 2 (1.89%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.94%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (15.09%) Designer
1 16 (15.09%) Solutions Designer
1 16 (15.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 12 (11.32%) Architect
3 10 (9.43%) Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Author
4 9 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (8.49%) Technical Author
5 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.72%) Build Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) Test Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Project Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Middleware
2 2 (1.89%) CSS
2 2 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (0.94%) J2EE
3 1 (0.94%) XSL
3 1 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.55%) PKI
3 5 (4.72%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (78.30%) Windows Server
3 48 (45.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (16.98%) Windows 10
6 17 (16.04%) Windows 7
6 17 (16.04%) Windows Vista
7 9 (8.49%) AIX
8 8 (7.55%) Linux
8 8 (7.55%) Unix
9 7 (6.60%) Solaris
10 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) TOGAF
2 9 (8.49%) SDLC
3 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
4 6 (5.66%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.72%) ITIL
5 5 (4.72%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.77%) Migration
6 4 (3.77%) Operations Management
7 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (2.83%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.83%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.83%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.89%) ERD
8 2 (1.89%) Software Distribution
8 2 (1.89%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.45%) PowerShell
2 18 (16.98%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) C
3 3 (2.83%) Java
4 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.89%) VBScript
5 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (38.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.64%) DV Cleared
3 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.89%) MCSE
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.89%) Novell Certification
4 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.94%) CCNA
5 1 (0.94%) CCNP
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) ISEB
5 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.94%) MCITP
5 1 (0.94%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (62.26%) Active Directory
2 45 (42.45%) VMware ESXi
3 38 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (29.25%) Hyper-V
5 21 (19.81%) XenDesktop
6 20 (18.87%) XenServer
7 19 (17.92%) vSphere
8 8 (7.55%) XenApp
9 7 (6.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (4.72%) Docker
11 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.94%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (10.38%) SCCM
3 6 (5.66%) AirWatch
3 6 (5.66%) SCOM
4 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.83%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.89%) WSUS
7 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.94%) Nagios
7 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.94%) Netcool
7 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (66.04%) VMware
2 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
3 31 (29.25%) Citrix
4 21 (19.81%) Oracle
5 20 (18.87%) Lumension
6 19 (17.92%) McAfee
7 14 (13.21%) HP
8 9 (8.49%) Adobe
8 9 (8.49%) Cisco
9 7 (6.60%) Symantec
10 5 (4.72%) Borland
10 5 (4.72%) Meraki
11 4 (3.77%) Gemalto
11 4 (3.77%) Veeam
12 3 (2.83%) Infoblox
12 3 (2.83%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.83%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.94%) IBM
14 1 (0.94%) Intel