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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.87% 2.31% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.86% 11.11% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -4.75%
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
59 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 24.18% 20.81% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 6
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 October 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) EMC
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (35.71%) MCSE
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco
8 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) IIS
8 4 (28.57%) COM+
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) MCSA
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
10 2 (14.29%) Validation
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (14.29%) Splunk
10 2 (14.29%) NetCrunch
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Extranet
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetCrunch
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) HP