The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 3 months to 24 June 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 / Winchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 1.89% - 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £403 - £170
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £186
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.75%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 40 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 30.19% 29.41% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 29
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £121 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Winchester

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Winchester

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Winchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (33.33%) AIX
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
9 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Database Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) HACMP
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Service Design
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Arqiva
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee