The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.38% 2.92% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.39% 10.87% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £105 £456 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.98% +3.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Windows Server 2008
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.48% 26.90% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 11
Median daily rate £455 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Croydon region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Croydon region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) XenApp
5 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (50.00%) AppSense
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) PowerCLI
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) Validation
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (30.00%) Dell
7 3 (30.00%) VBScript
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Remedy

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (40.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Ticket Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCTS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) AppSense
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy