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 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.50% 3.00% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.84% 11.11% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £108 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+206.97% -54.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £106 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £110 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £288 £317
% change year-on-year
+12.17% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
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
57 63 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.36% 27.04% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 11
Average daily rate £330 £150 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -40.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £100 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.96% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 August 2015.

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 August 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 26 (83.87%) VMware
3 21 (67.74%) SAN
3 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (58.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
5 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
6 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (41.94%) IaaS
7 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (41.94%) DNS
7 13 (41.94%) DHCP
7 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
7 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) VLAN
7 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (38.71%) SaaS
8 12 (38.71%) PaaS
8 12 (38.71%) NAS
8 12 (38.71%) vMotion
8 12 (38.71%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (38.71%) vCloud
9 11 (35.48%) LAN
10 10 (32.26%) WLAN
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
11 9 (29.03%) IIS
11 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
12 8 (25.81%) EMC

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
1 18 (58.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (29.03%) IIS
3 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (41.94%) IaaS
2 12 (38.71%) SaaS
2 12 (38.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) SAN
2 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
2 13 (41.94%) DHCP
2 13 (41.94%) VLAN
2 13 (41.94%) DNS
3 12 (38.71%) NAS
3 12 (38.71%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (35.48%) LAN
5 10 (32.26%) WLAN
6 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) Firewall
8 1 (3.23%) WAN
8 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Change Control
3 3 (9.68%) Server Hardening
3 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (38.71%) vCloud
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) vMotion
2 6 (19.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (9.68%) Nessus
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) EMC
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) Veeam