The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 13 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.04% 1.17% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.59% 6.38% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £125 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £125 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £125 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.60 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
Windows Server 2008
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 25.32% 18.29% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 14
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £26.60 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +160.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (52.00%) SAN
4 13 (52.00%) Finance
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (48.00%) EMC
5 12 (48.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (44.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco
6 11 (44.00%) Firewall
6 11 (44.00%) Palo Alto
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (36.00%) vCloud
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (32.00%) vSphere
8 8 (32.00%) IIS
8 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.00%) Change Control
10 4 (16.00%) High Availability
10 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (12.00%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) IIS
1 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) SAN
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 6 (24.00%) Support Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell Developer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Change Control
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) High Availability
3 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) vCloud
4 8 (32.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (12.00%) NetCrunch
3 1 (4.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) EMC
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Palo Alto
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (12.00%) Splunk
6 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft