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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.11% 7.87% 12.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.29% 21.74% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 17
Average daily rate
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£413 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £193 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £225 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.46 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -25.58%
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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
73 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 47.71% 36.22% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 24
Average daily rate £363 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (53.33%) VMware
5 14 (46.67%) SCCM
5 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (43.33%) HP
7 11 (36.67%) Office 365
8 10 (33.33%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 8 (26.67%) WSUS
9 8 (26.67%) Clustering
9 8 (26.67%) IIS
9 8 (26.67%) Dell
9 8 (26.67%) SAN
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
10 7 (23.33%) Back Office
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.00%) LAN
11 6 (20.00%) WAN
11 6 (20.00%) DHCP
12 5 (16.67%) MS Office
12 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (16.67%) IBM
12 5 (16.67%) Migration
12 5 (16.67%) Online Betting
12 5 (16.67%) vSphere
12 5 (16.67%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 8 (26.67%) IIS
2 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) DMZ
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Back Office
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Online Betting
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) iSeries
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.67%) BYOD
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (16.67%) Server Building
3 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) VBScript
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) MCDST
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) UAG
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) SCCM
2 8 (26.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) Dell
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.67%) Meraki
8 1 (3.33%) Apple
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee