The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Crawley region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 10.08% 6.90% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 36.36% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate
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£223 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% -6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 36.97% 18.97% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 9
Average daily rate £225 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £271 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2008
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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 30 July 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 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 10 (55.56%) MS Office
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) MCSE
7 6 (33.33%) MCP
7 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Mac OS X
8 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) C
9 4 (22.22%) MCSA
9 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
9 4 (22.22%) MCTS
9 4 (22.22%) MCITP
9 4 (22.22%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) LAN
10 3 (16.67%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) PBX
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) SNMP
4 2 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
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%) IT Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Mac OS X
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
6 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.56%) Android
8 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
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%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
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%) CCNP
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Kaseya
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) SOTI