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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 21 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.71% 2.54% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 10.34% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 2
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£330 £116 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.87% -59.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £107 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £142 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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
70 87 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.28% 24.51% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 20
Average daily rate £325 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £100 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.74 £15.88 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +7 20 £330 +206.97% 1
Lewes - 5 £300 -
Hastings - 1 £135 -
Hove - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
3 31 (72.09%) VMware
4 24 (55.81%) SAN
4 24 (55.81%) MS Exchange
4 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (53.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
8 17 (39.53%) DHCP
8 17 (39.53%) DNS
9 16 (37.21%) SQL
10 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
10 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
12 13 (30.23%) VLAN
12 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (30.23%) IaaS
13 12 (27.91%) vCloud
13 12 (27.91%) vMotion
13 12 (27.91%) NAS
13 12 (27.91%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (27.91%) SaaS
13 12 (27.91%) PaaS
13 12 (27.91%) IIS
13 12 (27.91%) LAN
14 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
14 10 (23.26%) WLAN
14 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
15 9 (20.93%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (55.81%) MS Exchange
2 23 (53.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (27.91%) IIS
5 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Project
3 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (30.23%) IaaS
2 12 (27.91%) SaaS
2 12 (27.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) SAN
2 17 (39.53%) DNS
2 17 (39.53%) DHCP
3 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
4 13 (30.23%) VLAN
5 12 (27.91%) NAS
5 12 (27.91%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (27.91%) LAN
6 10 (23.26%) WLAN
7 4 (9.30%) VPN
8 3 (6.98%) Firewall
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.65%) WAN
10 1 (2.33%) ADSL
10 1 (2.33%) Internet
10 1 (2.33%) Wireless
10 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) UNIX
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.30%) Change Control
4 3 (6.98%) Server Hardening
4 3 (6.98%) Network Management
4 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.33%) Server Patching
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) vCloud
4 7 (16.28%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) vMotion
2 6 (13.95%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (13.95%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) Nessus
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) VMware
2 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) EMC
4 8 (18.60%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Juniper
6 2 (4.65%) Veeam
6 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) HP