The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Sussex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.81% 3.40% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.63% 21.74% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£123 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.09% -28.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £17.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +3.75%
Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
86 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.16% 15.65% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 13
Average daily rate £150 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £192 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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 1 August 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 +4 7 £108 -54.30% 2
Hastings - - - -
St Leonards-on-Sea - - - -
Uckfield - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) Citrix
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.00%) MCSE
8 5 (20.00%) IIS
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (16.00%) SAN
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (12.00%) WCF
10 3 (12.00%) Web Development
10 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (12.00%) VB6

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) Extranet
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Database Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) WCF
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (12.00%) Web Development
1 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (12.00%) MVC
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) DSDM
2 2 (8.00%) Validation
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Release Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.00%) Database Security
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) VB6
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) MCPD
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Kofax
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos