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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.21% 3.52% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.98% 14.89% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£125 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
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
43 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.41% 23.62% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 7
Average daily rate £325 £323 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Average hourly rate £37.63 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.26% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -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 2 March 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Extranet
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) COM+
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Extranet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
Brighton, East Sussex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent Daily Rates Available
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent Daily Rates Available
Posted: 5 days ago