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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.22% 1.17% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 7.14% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
64 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.70% 16.37% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 11
Average daily rate £250 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (70.59%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) SAN
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
6 7 (41.18%) EMC
7 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) IIS
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (23.53%) MCSE
9 4 (23.53%) COM+
9 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
9 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) MCSA
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
11 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
11 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (11.76%) Splunk

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Extranet
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) Database Security
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (23.53%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetCrunch
2 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) EMC
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) HP