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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.58% 9.30% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 29.63% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 5
Median daily rate £425 £463 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +34.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -0.68%
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
70 54 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 25.09% 31.40% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 18
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) XenApp
8 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
8 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (29.41%) AppSense
9 4 (23.53%) Dell
9 4 (23.53%) Migration
9 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (23.53%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (17.65%) vSphere
10 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
10 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
10 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
10 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) VBScript

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 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) PABX
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) DBA
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
1 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Ticket Management
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCTS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) AppSense
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Lumension
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam