The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.66% 3.07% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% 13.43% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£225 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +1.90%
Windows Server 2008
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 67 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 21.45% 22.87% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 10
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £110 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 0
Average hourly rate £31.15 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Sussex region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Sussex region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -9 2 £225 -32.33% 2
Hove - - - -
Lewes - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) IIS
6 4 (33.33%) COM+
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) VBScript
8 2 (16.67%) MCP
8 2 (16.67%) Splunk
8 2 (16.67%) NetCrunch
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetCrunch
2 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Splunk
6 1 (8.33%) HP
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