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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.90% 3.69% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.10% 15.15% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 10
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £212 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £448 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.86 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% +55.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
107 99 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.16% 24.32% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 57
Average daily rate £220 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £444 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.08 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £47.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%

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 15 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 15 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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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 +18 13 £225 -43.75% 4
Worthing -3 3 £163 +35.83%
Gatwick - 1 £363 -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 15 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (82.76%) Active Directory
3 38 (65.52%) MS Exchange
4 35 (60.34%) VMware
5 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (39.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (34.48%) MCSE
10 19 (32.76%) DHCP
10 19 (32.76%) DNS
11 18 (31.03%) Linux
11 18 (31.03%) Citrix
12 17 (29.31%) MCP
13 16 (27.59%) Office 365
14 15 (25.86%) ITIL
14 15 (25.86%) Internet
14 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
14 15 (25.86%) SCCM
15 14 (24.14%) MCSA
16 12 (20.69%) MS Office
16 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
17 11 (18.97%) IIS
17 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
17 11 (18.97%) PKI
17 11 (18.97%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (18.97%) IaaS
17 11 (18.97%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 15 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 38 (65.52%) MS Exchange
2 23 (39.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
4 11 (18.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (18.97%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.72%) Lync
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Office
2 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Office 365
2 11 (18.97%) IaaS
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) DHCP
1 19 (32.76%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) Internet
3 11 (18.97%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (17.24%) SAN
5 9 (15.52%) LAN
6 8 (13.79%) WAN
7 7 (12.07%) Firewall
8 4 (6.90%) VoIP
8 4 (6.90%) IP Telephony
8 4 (6.90%) Network Security
9 3 (5.17%) VPN
10 2 (3.45%) SNMP
10 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.45%) LDAP
10 2 (3.45%) PBX
10 2 (3.45%) MPLS
10 2 (3.45%) Wireless
11 1 (1.72%) DMZ
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) Billing
1 1 (1.72%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Data Centre Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.45%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) PKI
2 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (31.03%) Linux
5 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.62%) Mac OS X
8 5 (8.62%) Windows Vista
8 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (6.90%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) ITIL
1 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
2 8 (13.79%) Migration
3 6 (10.34%) Project Management
4 4 (6.90%) Change Management
5 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Network Management
6 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.72%) Release Management
7 1 (1.72%) Data Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.72%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.72%) CRM
7 1 (1.72%) ETL
7 1 (1.72%) Data Management
7 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) C
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (34.48%) MCSE
3 17 (29.31%) MCP
4 14 (24.14%) MCSA
5 7 (12.07%) MCITP
6 5 (8.62%) MCTS
7 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.45%) MCDST
7 2 (3.45%) CCNP
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.72%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.72%) MCSD
8 1 (1.72%) MCPD
8 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 48 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) UAG
3 8 (13.79%) vSphere
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) VMware
2 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.03%) Citrix
4 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
5 8 (13.79%) Cisco
6 6 (10.34%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) Juniper
7 2 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
7 2 (3.45%) Kaseya
7 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.72%) Capita
8 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Lotus