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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.81% 11.20% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.99% 31.78% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £179 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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
162 129 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.46% 35.25% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 42
Average daily rate £338 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.40% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -4 12 £413 +85.39% 5
Gatwick -4 4 £324 +11.15% 1
Littlehampton - 3 £275 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £205 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £350 - 3
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (73.27%) Active Directory
3 61 (60.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (52.48%) VMware
5 50 (49.50%) Microsoft
6 43 (42.57%) ITIL
7 41 (40.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (35.64%) SCCM
8 36 (35.64%) HP
9 34 (33.66%) DNS
10 33 (32.67%) Hyper-V
11 32 (31.68%) SQL
12 30 (29.70%) SQL Server
12 30 (29.70%) IIS
13 26 (25.74%) SAN
14 25 (24.75%) DHCP
14 25 (24.75%) Clustering
14 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
15 24 (23.76%) MS Exchange
16 21 (20.79%) SharePoint
17 20 (19.80%) Office 365
18 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (16.83%) WSUS
20 15 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
21 14 (13.86%) Windows 7
21 14 (13.86%) .NET
22 13 (12.87%) C#
22 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
22 13 (12.87%) Dell
22 13 (12.87%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (29.70%) IIS
2 24 (23.76%) MS Exchange
3 21 (20.79%) SharePoint
4 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.97%) Lync
9 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.99%) Apache
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.80%) Office 365
2 6 (5.94%) IaaS
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.98%) SaaS
4 2 (1.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.66%) DNS
2 26 (25.74%) SAN
3 25 (24.75%) DHCP
4 8 (7.92%) VPN
5 6 (5.94%) LAN
5 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.95%) Internet
6 5 (4.95%) Firewall
7 4 (3.96%) WAN
8 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.98%) MPLS
9 2 (1.98%) VLAN
9 2 (1.98%) NAS
9 2 (1.98%) WLAN
10 1 (0.99%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.96%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.99%) MSI
4 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.99%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Back Office
3 9 (8.91%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Analyst
2 20 (19.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 19 (18.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (17.82%) Support Analyst
5 17 (16.83%) Server Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) Developer
7 11 (10.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) IT Support
9 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.95%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (4.95%) Administrator
12 5 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (4.95%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) .NET
2 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.91%) MDX
4 4 (3.96%) WCF
4 4 (3.96%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.98%) COM+
6 1 (0.99%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.75%) Clustering
2 9 (8.91%) Data Structures
3 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.96%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.96%) PKI
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) BYOD
6 2 (1.98%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (60.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (13.86%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.91%) UNIX
6 7 (6.93%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.93%) HPUX
7 6 (5.94%) Linux
8 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) ITIL
2 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
2 11 (10.89%) Migration
2 11 (10.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (9.90%) ITIL V3
4 9 (8.91%) Server Building
4 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.94%) Change Management
6 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.95%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.96%) Automated Testing
8 4 (3.96%) Scrum
8 4 (3.96%) Service Management
8 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.96%) UML
8 4 (3.96%) OOP
9 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.97%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) SQL
2 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
3 13 (12.87%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) X++
4 9 (8.91%) T-SQL
4 9 (8.91%) VBScript
5 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.97%) VB
7 2 (1.98%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.91%) MCSE
3 8 (7.92%) MCP
4 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.96%) MCSA
6 2 (1.98%) CCA
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) PMBOK
System Software
1 74 (73.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (40.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (32.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.92%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.93%) vSphere
6 3 (2.97%) UAG
6 3 (2.97%) XenApp
6 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.98%) vCloud
8 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (35.64%) SCCM
2 17 (16.83%) WSUS
3 9 (8.91%) SCOM
4 7 (6.93%) SCSM
5 3 (2.97%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.98%) vMotion
6 2 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (52.48%) VMware
2 50 (49.50%) Microsoft
3 36 (35.64%) HP
4 13 (12.87%) Dell
5 9 (8.91%) Cisco
5 9 (8.91%) Tableau
6 8 (7.92%) Citrix
7 6 (5.94%) IBM
8 5 (4.95%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle
9 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.97%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.97%) Sun
10 3 (2.97%) NetApp
11 2 (1.98%) EMC
12 1 (0.99%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds