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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 31 24
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 7.63% 2.54% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.41% 10.00% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £283 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £313 £308
% change year-on-year +7.60% +1.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 49 50 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 37.40% 25.38% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 14
Median daily rate £450 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 18
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 29 March 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) XenServer
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) AIX
8 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (26.67%) Clustering
8 4 (26.67%) Change Management

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 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Database Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) HACMP
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Unix
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) AIX
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Service Design
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) XenServer
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Arqiva
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) Extreme Networks