The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / East Sussex
Rank 31 32 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.45% 2.73% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.00% 14.04% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 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 £310 £310
% change year-on-year +8.87% -  
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 East Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 57 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 12.08% 19.45% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 37
Median daily rate £330 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -55.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in East Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in East Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -2 3 £425 +30.76% 3
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) vCloud
5 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Mac Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vCloud
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) HP