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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.72% 2.86% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.75% 12.77% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £150 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -40.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £115 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £248 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.90 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.54% -5.23%
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
67 94 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.18% 22.38% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 13
Average daily rate £325 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.78% -24.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £110 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.73 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.78% +16.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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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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 +16 27 £330 +77.18% 1
Lewes - 4 £275 -
Hove - 2 £310 - 1
Hastings - 1 £135 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 35 (72.92%) VMware
4 25 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (52.08%) SAN
5 24 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 24 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 19 (39.58%) IIS
9 17 (35.42%) DHCP
9 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
9 17 (35.42%) DNS
9 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
10 16 (33.33%) SQL
10 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
11 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (27.08%) Finance
12 13 (27.08%) VLAN
12 13 (27.08%) IaaS
13 12 (25.00%) vCloud
13 12 (25.00%) vMotion
13 12 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (25.00%) SaaS
13 12 (25.00%) PaaS
13 12 (25.00%) NAS
13 12 (25.00%) LAN
14 11 (22.92%) EMC
15 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 24 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 24 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (39.58%) IIS
3 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (27.08%) IaaS
2 12 (25.00%) SaaS
2 12 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) SAN
2 17 (35.42%) DHCP
2 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
2 17 (35.42%) DNS
3 13 (27.08%) VLAN
4 12 (25.00%) LAN
4 12 (25.00%) NAS
4 12 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (20.83%) WLAN
6 5 (10.42%) Firewall
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (4.17%) WAN
8 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.08%) Wireless
9 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.08%) Internet
9 1 (2.08%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) COM+
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Handset
4 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
2 7 (14.58%) Change Control
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Information Security
5 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Network Management
5 3 (6.25%) Server Hardening
6 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) Information Security Management
6 2 (4.17%) Security Management
7 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) vCloud
4 6 (12.50%) XenApp
5 3 (6.25%) vSphere
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) vMotion
2 8 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (12.50%) SCCM
4 3 (6.25%) Nessus
5 2 (4.17%) NetCrunch
6 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) VMware
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.92%) EMC
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.17%) Veeam
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) CommVault
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) HP