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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.22% 9.97% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.14% 32.74% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £154 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £19.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -16.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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
139 113 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.93% 30.46% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 45
Average daily rate £330 £220 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.99 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 9 £413 +83.33%
Gatwick 0 3 £323 +12.66%
Worthing -11 1 £300 +84.04%
Burgess Hill - 1 £205 -
Littlehampton - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 44 (58.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (49.33%) VMware
5 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
6 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (34.67%) SQL
8 24 (32.00%) ITIL
8 24 (32.00%) DNS
9 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (28.00%) IIS
10 19 (25.33%) HP
10 19 (25.33%) PowerShell
10 19 (25.33%) SCCM
11 18 (24.00%) DHCP
12 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
13 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (18.67%) Office 365
14 14 (18.67%) .NET
14 14 (18.67%) SAN
15 13 (17.33%) C#
15 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
16 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
16 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
16 12 (16.00%) Back Office
16 12 (16.00%) Finance
16 12 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
16 12 (16.00%) WSUS
17 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (28.00%) IIS
2 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) IaaS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) PaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) DNS
2 18 (24.00%) DHCP
3 14 (18.67%) SAN
4 7 (9.33%) VPN
5 6 (8.00%) LAN
6 5 (6.67%) WAN
7 4 (5.33%) Internet
7 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.00%) Firewall
8 3 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.67%) WLAN
9 2 (2.67%) VLAN
9 2 (2.67%) NAS
9 2 (2.67%) MPLS
10 1 (1.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.33%) MSI
4 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (16.00%) Back Office
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Online Betting
3 3 (4.00%) French Language
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Analyst
2 16 (21.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Developer
4 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Server Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Desktop Support
11 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (5.33%) Administrator
11 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.00%) MDX
4 4 (5.33%) WCF
4 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
4 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.67%) COM+
6 1 (1.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Data Structures
1 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.67%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) PKI
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) iSeries
3 2 (2.67%) BYOD
3 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (58.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.33%) Linux
7 2 (2.67%) UNIX
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (12.00%) ITIL V3
3 9 (12.00%) Server Building
3 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.67%) Migration
5 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.33%) Scrum
8 4 (5.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.33%) UML
8 4 (5.33%) OOP
8 4 (5.33%) Change Management
8 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.00%) SDLC
9 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) SQL
2 19 (25.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (17.33%) C#
4 9 (12.00%) X++
4 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.00%) VBScript
6 3 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.33%) MCSE
3 3 (4.00%) MCP
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MCSA
4 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.33%) vSphere
6 4 (5.33%) XenApp
7 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.67%) vCloud
9 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) SCCM
2 12 (16.00%) WSUS
3 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.67%) vMotion
3 2 (2.67%) SCOM
4 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) VMware
2 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) HP
4 9 (12.00%) Tableau
5 7 (9.33%) Dell
5 7 (9.33%) Citrix
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco
6 6 (8.00%) IBM
7 4 (5.33%) Sun
7 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle
8 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.67%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds