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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.42% 5.06% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.87% 18.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -17.07%
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
53 43 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.45% 27.22% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 8
Average daily rate £300 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £105 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £345 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) EMC
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Nessus
6 3 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (23.08%) Server Hardening
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) Extranet
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Server Hardening
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
1 3 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix