The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 29 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 2.94% 3.55% 8.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 8.54% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £400 £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.14% -23.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £313 £308
% change year-on-year +7.60% +1.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
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 Crawley with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 82 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 28.43% 41.62% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 64 21
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.50 £48.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +259.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Crawley

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
7 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
7 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
7 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (40.00%) Office 365
8 3 (30.00%) Veeam
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (30.00%) NAS
8 3 (30.00%) XenApp
8 3 (30.00%) Network Security
8 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (30.00%) Network Design
8 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
8 3 (30.00%) Migration
8 3 (30.00%) Firewall
8 3 (30.00%) SSL
8 3 (30.00%) ADSL

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) ADSL
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Online Betting
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Email Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) BYOD
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
8 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Invoice Processing
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (10.00%) Wyse
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