The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Brighton region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.43% 2.13% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.24% 15.79% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate £348 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £283 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 31.52% 13.48% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 24
Average daily rate £250 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £370 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.86% +55.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
East Sussex

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) vSphere
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) VB6
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) IMAP
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) COM+
3 2 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.14%) Gentoo
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Debian
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Web Development
1 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
1 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) DSDM
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) VB6
1 3 (21.43%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
3 1 (7.14%) C-shell
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) AWK
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Kofax
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Reuters
5 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.14%) CQG
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco