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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 13 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.65% 1.22% 8.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 3.08% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £309 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
25 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 29.07% 39.63% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 49 19
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +177.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Crawley region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Crawley region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 5 (45.45%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) Office 365
8 3 (27.27%) Veeam
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
8 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
8 3 (27.27%) NAS
8 3 (27.27%) XenApp
8 3 (27.27%) Network Security
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) SSL
8 3 (27.27%) ADSL
8 3 (27.27%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) Symantec
8 3 (27.27%) IBM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) ADSL
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Online Betting
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Support
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Email Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Server Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) iSeries
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) BYOD
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
8 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Invoice Processing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 1 (9.09%) Wyse