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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 14.86% 1.69% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.56% 8.11% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£279 £235 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.61% -22.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £183 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -9.34%
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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
36 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 48.65% 20.79% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 27
Average daily rate £220 £213 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 12 (57.14%) MS Office
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) DNS
7 7 (33.33%) MCSE
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) MCP
8 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
9 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
10 4 (19.05%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
10 4 (19.05%) MCTS
10 4 (19.05%) MCITP
10 4 (19.05%) C
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) MCSA
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) LAN
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
4 2 (9.52%) PBX
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) SNMP
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
5 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Online Betting
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Deskside Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE
3 6 (28.57%) MCP
4 4 (19.05%) MCTS
4 4 (19.05%) MCITP
4 4 (19.05%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) MCDST
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenServer
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Kaseya
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM