The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.48% 3.85% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 15.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £270 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 46.27% 25.64% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 0
Average daily rate £375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +172.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gatwick region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Qualys
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Email Filtering
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ISMS
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware