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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.18% 8.40% 4.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 33.33% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £305 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Windows Server 2008
West Sussex

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
69 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 40.59% 25.19% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 13
Average daily rate £350 £333 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £14.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -44.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Application Discovery
5 2 (28.57%) ActiveX
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MSI
5 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
5 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
1 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Application Discovery
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) UAG
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam