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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 49 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.77% 6.80% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.07% 19.81% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £220 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -48.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £213 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £385 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.80% +59.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -19.51%
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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
181 106 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.38% 34.30% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 67 44
Average daily rate £325 £238 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £140 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £13.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.88 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 June 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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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
Crawley +7 17 £400 +116.21% 2
Gatwick -14 4 £334 +14.59%
Littlehampton - 3 £275 -
Worthing -11 2 £260 -35.00%
Haywards Heath - 1 £350 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (69.47%) Active Directory
3 56 (58.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
5 42 (44.21%) ITIL
6 41 (43.16%) VMware
7 40 (42.11%) SCCM
8 33 (34.74%) Hyper-V
9 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
9 32 (33.68%) HP
10 28 (29.47%) SQL
10 28 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (28.42%) IIS
11 27 (28.42%) DNS
12 26 (27.37%) MS Exchange
13 25 (26.32%) Clustering
14 23 (24.21%) SAN
15 21 (22.11%) SharePoint
16 19 (20.00%) Office 365
17 18 (18.95%) PowerShell
17 18 (18.95%) DHCP
18 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
20 14 (14.74%) WSUS
21 13 (13.68%) Cisco
21 13 (13.68%) Dell
22 12 (12.63%) C#
22 12 (12.63%) .NET
22 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 27 (28.42%) IIS
2 26 (27.37%) MS Exchange
3 21 (22.11%) SharePoint
4 15 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (7.37%) Lync
8 6 (6.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (5.26%) IaaS
2 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.42%) DNS
2 23 (24.21%) SAN
3 18 (18.95%) DHCP
4 9 (9.47%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (7.37%) Firewall
6 6 (6.32%) VPN
6 6 (6.32%) Internet
7 5 (5.26%) WAN
7 5 (5.26%) LAN
8 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.05%) NAS
9 1 (1.05%) DMZ
9 1 (1.05%) MPLS
9 1 (1.05%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.16%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.05%) MSI
4 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.05%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Back Office
3 3 (3.16%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 19 (20.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (14.74%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Developer
7 10 (10.53%) Support Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) IT Support
10 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (5.26%) SQL Developer
13 4 (4.21%) Desktop Support
13 4 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (4.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) .NET
2 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.47%) MDX
4 3 (3.16%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.16%) WCF
4 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.05%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Clustering
2 9 (9.47%) Data Structures
3 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.26%) PKI
5 4 (4.21%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.05%) BYOD
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) iSeries
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (58.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.42%) UNIX
6 7 (7.37%) HPUX
6 7 (7.37%) Linux
7 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) ITIL
2 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
3 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.42%) Migration
5 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.32%) Server Building
6 5 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.16%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.16%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.16%) Automated Testing
8 3 (3.16%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.16%) UML
8 3 (3.16%) OOP
8 3 (3.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.47%) SQL
2 18 (18.95%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.63%) C#
4 9 (9.47%) X++
4 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.47%) VBScript
5 3 (3.16%) VB
5 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.58%) MCSE
3 10 (10.53%) MCP
4 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) MCSA
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.11%) CCA
9 1 (1.05%) Degree
9 1 (1.05%) MCDST
9 1 (1.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) PMBOK
System Software
1 66 (69.47%) Active Directory
2 33 (34.74%) Hyper-V
3 28 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.37%) UAG
5 4 (4.21%) vSphere
6 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.11%) XenApp
6 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.05%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.05%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 40 (42.11%) SCCM
2 14 (14.74%) WSUS
3 10 (10.53%) SCOM
4 7 (7.37%) SCSM
5 4 (4.21%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.05%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.05%) MOM
6 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 41 (43.16%) VMware
3 32 (33.68%) HP
4 13 (13.68%) Cisco
4 13 (13.68%) Dell
5 9 (9.47%) Tableau
6 8 (8.42%) Citrix
7 5 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.21%) IBM
8 4 (4.21%) Riverbed
8 4 (4.21%) Meraki
9 3 (3.16%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.16%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle
9 3 (3.16%) NetApp
10 1 (1.05%) Intel
10 1 (1.05%) CommVault
10 1 (1.05%) Apple
10 1 (1.05%) McAfee