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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.72% 4.39% 10.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.29% 15.15% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £185 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% -56.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £185 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £185 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -21.42%
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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
70 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 48.28% 28.95% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 21
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 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £441 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (50.00%) SCCM
5 13 (46.43%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) HP
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (32.14%) Office 365
8 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 8 (28.57%) ITIL
9 7 (25.00%) Clustering
9 7 (25.00%) IIS
9 7 (25.00%) Dell
9 7 (25.00%) SAN
9 7 (25.00%) WSUS
9 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (21.43%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) Back Office
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco
11 5 (17.86%) LAN
11 5 (17.86%) WAN
11 5 (17.86%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
12 4 (14.29%) vSphere
12 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (14.29%) Online Betting

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) IIS
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (14.29%) Lync
4 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) DMZ
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.57%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Back Office
2 4 (14.29%) Online Betting
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
6 3 (10.71%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Packager
8 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) iSeries
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) Server Building
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) HP
3 7 (25.00%) Dell
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Meraki
6 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix