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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.03% 4.79% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.48% 19.79% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 8
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£225 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.25% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £240 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £449 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.86 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-14.53% +10.25%
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
117 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.87% 24.18% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 29
Average daily rate £220 £345 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £448 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -52.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +11 13 £225 -43.71% 6
Gatwick +2 7 £363 +6.22%
Worthing -7 2 £163 +35.83%
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
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 21 August 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (83.61%) Active Directory
3 36 (59.02%) MS Exchange
3 36 (59.02%) VMware
4 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
5 28 (45.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (40.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (36.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (34.43%) MCSE
8 21 (34.43%) DNS
9 20 (32.79%) Citrix
10 19 (31.15%) MCP
10 19 (31.15%) DHCP
11 18 (29.51%) Linux
12 16 (26.23%) ITIL
12 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
13 15 (24.59%) Internet
13 15 (24.59%) SCCM
14 14 (22.95%) MCSA
14 14 (22.95%) Office 365
15 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
16 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
17 11 (18.03%) IIS
17 11 (18.03%) LAN
17 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
17 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (18.03%) PKI
17 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (59.02%) MS Exchange
2 22 (36.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
4 11 (18.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (18.03%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) Lync
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Office 365
2 11 (18.03%) IaaS
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) DNS
2 19 (31.15%) DHCP
3 15 (24.59%) Internet
4 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (18.03%) LAN
5 10 (16.39%) WAN
6 9 (14.75%) SAN
7 6 (9.84%) Firewall
8 4 (6.56%) VoIP
8 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.56%) IP Telephony
8 4 (6.56%) Network Security
9 3 (4.92%) VPN
10 2 (3.28%) SNMP
10 2 (3.28%) LDAP
10 2 (3.28%) PBX
10 2 (3.28%) Wireless
10 2 (3.28%) MPLS
10 2 (3.28%) VLAN
11 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Billing
2 1 (1.64%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Support Engineer
1 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (4.92%) IT Support
5 3 (4.92%) Designer
5 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) PKI
2 6 (9.84%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.20%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.28%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (29.51%) Linux
5 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
6 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.20%) Mac OS X
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Vista
8 4 (6.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (6.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
1 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
2 7 (11.48%) Migration
3 6 (9.84%) Project Management
4 5 (8.20%) Change Management
5 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.28%) Network Management
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Release Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.64%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.64%) Data Management
8 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.64%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.64%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.64%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) C
3 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (34.43%) MCSE
3 19 (31.15%) MCP
4 14 (22.95%) MCSA
5 7 (11.48%) MCITP
6 5 (8.20%) MCTS
7 3 (4.92%) MCPD
7 3 (4.92%) MCDBA
7 3 (4.92%) MCSD
8 2 (3.28%) CCNP
8 2 (3.28%) CCNA
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.28%) MCDST
8 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) Degree
9 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (83.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) UAG
3 8 (13.11%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) VMware
2 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) Citrix
4 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
5 8 (13.11%) Cisco
6 5 (8.20%) NetApp
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
7 2 (3.28%) Kaseya
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) Lotus