The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / West Sussex
Rank 40 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.82% 1.55% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.20% 5.48% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
Median daily rate £235 £400 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +81.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 146 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.82% 28.24% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 96 49
Median daily rate £363 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 19
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +111.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Sussex region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +16 4 - - 1
Worthing - 1 £235 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (56.25%) DHCP
5 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (50.00%) Office 365
6 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) Migration
8 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (31.25%) NAS
9 5 (31.25%) ITIL
10 4 (25.00%) MCP
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) MS Office
10 4 (25.00%) MCSA
10 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
11 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
11 3 (18.75%) Veeam
11 3 (18.75%) XenApp
11 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) NAS
5 3 (18.75%) ADSL
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Server Building
4 2 (12.50%) Server Patching
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.25%) SEO
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCP
2 4 (25.00%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) UAG
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) PowerCLI
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Apple
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
3 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
3 3 (18.75%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Wyse