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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.33% 11.59% 14.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.32% 42.11% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 11
Average daily rate £390 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £344 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
53 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.62% 27.54% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 26
Average daily rate £425 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) PABX
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
4 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago