Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 15 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.95% 2.91% 6.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.21% 12.93% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 42
Southampton median daily rate £325 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -17.24% +61.11%
10th Percentile £170 £235 £300
90th Percentile £415 £368 £369
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £338 £363
% change year-on-year +18.52% -6.90% +18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £27.38 £11.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -27.78% -5.26% -29.63%

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 106 116 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 22.32% 22.52% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 132
Southampton median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £123 £155 £264
90th Percentile £416 £513 £399
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 23
Southampton median hourly rate £27.38 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.00% -37.50% -24.53%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.35 £15.50 £47.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Southampton

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) XenServer
8 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
8 3 (21.43%) Veeam
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (21.43%) CCSA
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Symantec
8 3 (21.43%) CCNA
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Server Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Server Support
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Encryption
1 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) CCSA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCDP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) VCAP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) BitLocker
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) XenServer
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) Veeam
6 2 (14.29%) Acronis
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) Acme Packet
7 1 (7.14%) Sonus