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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 6 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.82% 5.46% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.23% 28.57% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.71% -5.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +10.25%
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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
43 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 39.09% 19.13% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 11
Average daily rate £225 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% +28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £208 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -51.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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
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 20 August 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (55.56%) MS Office
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) MCSE
5 7 (38.89%) DHCP
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (33.33%) MCP
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) Mac OS X
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
8 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) C
8 4 (22.22%) MCSA
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 4 (22.22%) MCTS
8 4 (22.22%) MCITP
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 3 (16.67%) LAN
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) Internet
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) PBX
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (11.11%) SNMP
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Mac OS X
5 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
3 6 (33.33%) MCP
4 4 (22.22%) MCSA
4 4 (22.22%) MCTS
4 4 (22.22%) MCITP
5 2 (11.11%) MCDST
5 2 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Kaseya
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec