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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 7.38% 10.08% 7.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.97% 27.27% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £223 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.39% -44.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £220 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £225 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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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
58 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 38.93% 36.97% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 22
Average daily rate £375 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £120 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £376 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (66.67%) VMware
5 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (51.85%) HP
7 12 (44.44%) SCCM
8 10 (37.04%) ITIL
8 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
8 10 (37.04%) Office 365
9 9 (33.33%) DNS
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) Back Office
9 9 (33.33%) WSUS
10 8 (29.63%) Clustering
10 8 (29.63%) DHCP
10 8 (29.63%) IIS
10 8 (29.63%) Dell
10 8 (29.63%) SAN
11 7 (25.93%) Online Betting
11 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (22.22%) vSphere
12 6 (22.22%) Server Building
12 6 (22.22%) IBM
12 6 (22.22%) Migration
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 4 (14.81%) VBScript
13 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
13 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (29.63%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
4 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.70%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
1 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Back Office
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Online Betting
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Support Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (37.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
3 2 (7.41%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Server Building
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) VBScript
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) vSphere
3 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) UAG
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCCM
2 9 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) Dell
4 6 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) Sun