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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.83% 4.72% 5.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 20.83% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate £250 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -6.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +7.23%
Windows Server 2008
East Sussex

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
34 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.17% 22.64% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 27
Average daily rate £375 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £15.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) SAN
4 9 (47.37%) vCloud
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) EMC
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (42.11%) vSphere
5 8 (42.11%) Palo Alto
6 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft
9 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (5.26%) IaaS
9 1 (5.26%) vMotion
9 1 (5.26%) SaaS
9 1 (5.26%) PaaS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Technician
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Technician
4 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Administrator
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) vCloud
4 8 (42.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) EMC
3 8 (42.11%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft