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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.47% 1.48% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.13% 7.46% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 4
Average daily rate £325 £125 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -65.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £125 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £125 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.60 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
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
64 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 26.56% 19.82% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 24
Average daily rate £315 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £26.60 £37.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.30% +150.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 17 £325 +160.00% 2
Lewes +1 1 £288 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows Server
3 25 (92.59%) VMware
4 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
5 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) SAN
7 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (44.44%) EMC
7 12 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
8 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (40.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (40.74%) Firewall
8 11 (40.74%) Cisco
8 11 (40.74%) Palo Alto
9 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
10 9 (33.33%) IIS
10 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 9 (33.33%) vCloud
11 8 (29.63%) vSphere
11 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
12 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
13 4 (14.81%) Change Control
13 4 (14.81%) High Availability
13 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (11.11%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
2 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) SAN
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Technician
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Technician
2 6 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell Developer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.70%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) COM+
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Handset
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows Server
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Change Control
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) High Availability
3 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.70%) Records Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) vCloud
4 8 (29.63%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (11.11%) NetCrunch
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) EMC
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) Palo Alto
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 3 (11.11%) Splunk
6 2 (7.41%) MuleSoft
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle