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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.10% 1.10% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.96% 10.00% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£186 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
Windows Server 2008
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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
73 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 28.29% 10.99% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 13
Average daily rate £250 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £220 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.73 £29.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% +46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (72.22%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) SAN
6 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
7 7 (38.89%) EMC
8 6 (33.33%) Citrix
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) IIS
9 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) COM+
10 4 (22.22%) MCSE
10 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
11 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 3 (16.67%) MCSA
11 3 (16.67%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) Finance
11 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
12 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
12 2 (11.11%) Splunk
12 2 (11.11%) NetCrunch

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Extranet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) DBA
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) COM+
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Database Security
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (22.22%) MCSE
4 3 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCTS
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) NetCrunch
2 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) EMC
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Splunk
7 1 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) Kofax