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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
London / Croydon
Rank 22 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.81% 0.73% 9.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.28% 7.41% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £338 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £503 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.60% 9.89% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 28
Median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £339 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 25 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 Croydon 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (54.55%) Cisco
6 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (45.45%) High Availability
7 5 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (45.45%) Server Building
7 5 (45.45%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (45.45%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (45.45%) WAN
7 5 (45.45%) VPN
7 5 (45.45%) SSL
7 5 (45.45%) Unix
7 5 (45.45%) MPLS
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (45.45%) Firewall
7 5 (45.45%) Terminal Services
7 5 (45.45%) VLAN
7 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
7 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007

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 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) MPLS
1 5 (45.45%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
1 5 (45.45%) VLAN
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Support
3 1 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Mac Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Android
7 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Server Building
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCITP
2 4 (36.36%) MCP
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Terminal Services
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) AppSense
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam