The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 24 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.24% 3.83% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 22.58% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 31 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 8.96% 16.94% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 31
Median daily rate £383 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% -61.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Brighton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Brighton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vCloud
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP