The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 9.28% 1.79% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 8.33% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate
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£248 £170 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.58% -50.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £170 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £170 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.73%
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 Crawley region.

Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 34.02% 21.43% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 36
Average daily rate £394 £281 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £130 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +9.75%
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 Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Crawley region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Crawley region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (59.09%) MS Office
5 9 (40.91%) Blackberry
5 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Mac OS X
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (31.82%) Office 365
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 6 (27.27%) MCSE
8 6 (27.27%) LAN
8 6 (27.27%) DHCP
8 6 (27.27%) VPN
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
8 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) Firewall
8 6 (27.27%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) iPhone
9 5 (22.73%) iPad
9 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
9 5 (22.73%) SNMP
10 4 (18.18%) C
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
1 6 (27.27%) VPN
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) SNMP
3 4 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) PBX
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Online Betting
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Deskside Support
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (22.73%) iPhone
2 5 (22.73%) iPad
3 4 (18.18%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (36.36%) Mac OS X
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Release Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) HP
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