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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.42% 1.10% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.75% 5.88% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£225 £251 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
93 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 22.46% 18.68% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 18
Average daily rate £250 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% -24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.20 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
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 19 September 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 -6 6 £263 +11.58% 3
Lewes - - - -
Uckfield - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
5 10 (43.48%) SAN
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 8 (34.78%) EMC
8 7 (30.43%) Citrix
8 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) MCSE
10 5 (21.74%) IIS
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco
11 4 (17.39%) COM+
11 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
11 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
11 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (13.04%) MCSA
12 3 (13.04%) ITIL
12 3 (13.04%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) Extranet
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) DBA
3 4 (17.39%) SQL DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Database Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Validation
2 2 (8.70%) Coaching
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Database Security
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCSD
6 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
6 1 (4.35%) MCTS
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) MCPD
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NetCrunch
2 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) EMC
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos
7 1 (4.35%) HP