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 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.32% 2.21% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.91% 9.68% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £166 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% +3.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -11.66%
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
92 93 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.44% 22.79% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 58
Average daily rate £215 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £40.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.49% +201.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £48.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 29 September 2014.

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 29 September 2014. 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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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 +19 11 £279 -18.61% 2
Worthing -3 2 £163 +35.83%
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 41 (68.33%) MS Exchange
4 33 (55.00%) VMware
5 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
6 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (38.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (33.33%) MCSE
10 19 (31.67%) DHCP
10 19 (31.67%) DNS
10 19 (31.67%) Citrix
11 17 (28.33%) MCP
11 17 (28.33%) Office 365
12 16 (26.67%) SCCM
12 16 (26.67%) ITIL
12 16 (26.67%) Linux
13 15 (25.00%) Internet
13 15 (25.00%) Configuration Management
14 14 (23.33%) MCSA
15 13 (21.67%) MS Office
16 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
17 11 (18.33%) IIS
17 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
17 11 (18.33%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (18.33%) PKI
17 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
17 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 41 (68.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (38.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (18.33%) IIS
4 11 (18.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) Office 365
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) DHCP
1 19 (31.67%) DNS
2 15 (25.00%) Internet
3 11 (18.33%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (16.67%) LAN
5 8 (13.33%) WAN
5 8 (13.33%) SAN
6 7 (11.67%) Firewall
7 4 (6.67%) VoIP
7 4 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 4 (6.67%) VPN
7 4 (6.67%) Network Security
8 2 (3.33%) MPLS
8 2 (3.33%) SNMP
8 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.33%) LDAP
8 2 (3.33%) PBX
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.67%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.67%) Billing
2 1 (1.67%) Back Office
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 16 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) IT Support
7 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) PKI
2 8 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (26.67%) Linux
5 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) ITIL
2 15 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.33%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) Project Management
5 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.33%) Release Management
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) Network Management
8 1 (1.67%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.67%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.67%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.67%) Data Management
8 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) C
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (33.33%) MCSE
3 17 (28.33%) MCP
4 14 (23.33%) MCSA
5 7 (11.67%) MCITP
6 5 (8.33%) MCTS
7 2 (3.33%) CCNP
7 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.33%) MCDST
7 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) MCPD
8 1 (1.67%) Degree
8 1 (1.67%) MCSD
8 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 50 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) UAG
3 6 (10.00%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) XenApp
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.67%) XenServer
6 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) VMware
2 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.67%) Citrix
4 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco
5 6 (10.00%) NetApp
6 3 (5.00%) Symantec
6 3 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper
7 2 (3.33%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.67%) F5
8 1 (1.67%) Capita
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Lotus
8 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint