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 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 10 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.09% 16.67% 7.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 50.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate
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£324 £220 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.15% -36.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £168 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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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
26 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 59.09% 33.33% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 5
Average daily rate £300 £210 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +33.33%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) VMware