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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 13.95% 3.45% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.58% 17.65% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£223 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.37% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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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
38 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 44.19% 19.54% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 24
Average daily rate £220 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.93% +37.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £450 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
3 11 (57.89%) MS Office
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) DNS
6 7 (36.84%) MCSE
6 7 (36.84%) DHCP
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (31.58%) MCP
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
9 4 (21.05%) Office 365
9 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco
9 4 (21.05%) C
9 4 (21.05%) MCSA
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Network Security
9 4 (21.05%) MCTS
9 4 (21.05%) MCITP
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
10 3 (15.79%) LAN
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 2 (10.53%) PBX
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) SNMP
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) DMVPN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Online Betting
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) MCSE
3 6 (31.58%) MCP
4 4 (21.05%) MCSA
4 4 (21.05%) MCTS
4 4 (21.05%) MCITP
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Kaseya
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix