Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 14 December 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 32 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.96% 3.30% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.19% 9.24% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Portsmouth median daily rate £338 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -23.53% +63.46%
10th Percentile £111 £290 £289
90th Percentile £407 £377 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £21.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.90% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -27.78% -1.37% -32.41%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 79 119 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 26.07% 35.74% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 39
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +22.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £116 £238 £262
90th Percentile £444 £519 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 15
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +204.92% -15.65%
10th Percentile £13.03 £20.03 £10.45
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.88 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +37.93% -17.14% +16.67%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) WAN
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) AIX
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) VoIP
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) Middleware
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) DB2
6 5 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (41.67%) Docker
6 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (41.67%) SWIFT
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (33.33%) Ethernet

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) VoIP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) AIX
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Docker
3 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Meraki
3 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle