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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.29% 15.56% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.46% 35.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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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 Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 34.45% 44.44% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 8
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +117.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 13 (68.42%) vSphere
5 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (47.37%) IIS
7 9 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (42.11%) XenApp
8 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
8 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
8 8 (42.11%) Citrix
8 8 (42.11%) SAN
9 7 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (31.58%) AppSense
10 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (26.32%) Dell
11 5 (26.32%) EMC
11 5 (26.32%) Linux
11 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
11 5 (26.32%) SUSE
11 5 (26.32%) NetApp
11 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (26.32%) Banking
11 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Taxonomies
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) SUSE
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCDA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) HP AIS
3 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
3 1 (5.26%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) vSphere
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (42.11%) XenApp
5 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
8 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) AppSense
5 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (26.32%) Dell
5 5 (26.32%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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