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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.02% 0.54% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 5.56% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£108 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.08% -28.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 27.16% 9.73% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 11
Average daily rate £150 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £210 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £13.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
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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
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 31 July 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (23.53%) IIS
7 4 (23.53%) MCSE
7 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Web Development
8 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (17.65%) WCF
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (17.65%) MVC

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.76%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Extranet
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) DBA
2 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Database Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) MVC
1 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (17.65%) Web Development
1 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) DSDM
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Kofax