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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.82% 7.86% 8.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 23.40% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 6
Median daily rate £350 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.61 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.21% +16.28%
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
49 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.76% 33.57% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 21
Median daily rate £393 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.29% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) MCTS
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL

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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) PABX
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Ticket Management
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCTS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Lumension
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam