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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.84% 2.84% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.01% 10.58% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £231 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -30.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £187 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £274 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -7.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
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
93 104 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.20% 26.87% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 73
Average daily rate £375 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +12 9 £248 +45.58% 7
East Grinstead - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 44 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 44 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 40 (51.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (51.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (38.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (35.06%) VMware
7 26 (33.77%) ITIL
8 25 (32.47%) MCSE
9 22 (28.57%) MCP
10 20 (25.97%) Clustering
10 20 (25.97%) SCCM
11 18 (23.38%) SharePoint
11 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
12 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (20.78%) Office 365
12 16 (20.78%) Windows 7
12 16 (20.78%) Citrix
13 14 (18.18%) DHCP
13 14 (18.18%) DNS
13 14 (18.18%) MS Office
13 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
14 13 (16.88%) Linux
15 12 (15.58%) Blackberry
15 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (15.58%) ITIL V3
16 11 (14.29%) Project Management
16 11 (14.29%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 44 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.38%) SharePoint
3 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (11.69%) Lync
7 7 (9.09%) IIS
8 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Office
2 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Office 365
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) DHCP
1 14 (18.18%) DNS
2 11 (14.29%) LAN
3 10 (12.99%) Internet
3 10 (12.99%) SAN
4 7 (9.09%) Firewall
4 7 (9.09%) WAN
5 6 (7.79%) VPN
6 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.49%) SNMP
7 4 (5.19%) VoIP
7 4 (5.19%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.60%) Network Security
9 2 (2.60%) PBX
9 2 (2.60%) LDAP
9 2 (2.60%) MPLS
9 2 (2.60%) Wireless
10 1 (1.30%) DMZ
10 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Back Office
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Server Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Designer
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (6.49%) IT Support
9 4 (5.19%) Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Deskside Support
10 3 (3.90%) Data Centre Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (3.90%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Clustering
2 12 (15.58%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.49%) PKI
3 5 (6.49%) iPad
3 5 (6.49%) iPhone
4 4 (5.19%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.60%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (51.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 40 (51.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (20.78%) Windows 7
4 13 (16.88%) Linux
5 8 (10.39%) Mac OS X
6 7 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.19%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.30%) HPUX
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) ITIL
2 12 (15.58%) ITIL V3
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.79%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Release Management
7 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.90%) Change Management
8 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.60%) Network Management
8 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.30%) Data Management
9 1 (1.30%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (1.30%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.30%) ETL
9 1 (1.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) C
3 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (32.47%) MCSE
3 22 (28.57%) MCP
4 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) MCSA
5 3 (3.90%) MCITP
6 2 (2.60%) CCNP
6 2 (2.60%) CCNA
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.30%) MCTS
7 1 (1.30%) MCPD
7 1 (1.30%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) MCSD
7 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (7.79%) vSphere
6 5 (6.49%) UAG
7 4 (5.19%) XenApp
8 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.30%) XenServer
10 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.19%) SCOM
4 3 (3.90%) WSUS
5 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (35.06%) VMware
3 16 (20.78%) Citrix
4 7 (9.09%) HP
5 6 (7.79%) NetApp
6 5 (6.49%) Symantec
6 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.19%) Dell
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco
8 2 (2.60%) Juniper
8 2 (2.60%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Capita
9 1 (1.30%) Lotus
9 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
9 1 (1.30%) F5
9 1 (1.30%) ProCurve
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