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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 9.40% 4.17% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.48% 16.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.70% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £187 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £321 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
31 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 26.50% 25.69% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 23
Average daily rate £400 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Blackberry
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (31.82%) SCCM
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
8 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
8 6 (27.27%) DHCP
8 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 6 (27.27%) MCSE
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (27.27%) Office 365
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 5 (22.73%) iPad
9 5 (22.73%) iPhone
9 5 (22.73%) SNMP
9 5 (22.73%) LAN
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco
9 5 (22.73%) VPN
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.09%) Lync
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) SNMP
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) LDAP
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Online Betting
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Deskside Support
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 5 (22.73%) iPad
2 5 (22.73%) iPhone
3 3 (13.64%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
7 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Release Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (13.64%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Meraki
5 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) HP
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