Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 74 62
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 -48
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.30% 1.67% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.47% 8.54% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
West Sussex median daily rate £173 £240 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.13% -21.31% -18.67%
10th Percentile £100 £226 £235
90th Percentile £210 £409 £488
South East median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +13.64% +1.54% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.75 - £16.00
10th Percentile £14.38 - £13.30
90th Percentile £25.03 - £17.30
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year -9.09% +49.66% -8.13%

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

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 256 199 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.81% 19.51% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 118 230
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £119 £213 £217
90th Percentile £613 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 20 24
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -24.18% +23.39%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.29 £12.50
90th Percentile £62.25 £34.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -10 9 £173 -45.02%
Worthing -4 4 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) VPN
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (28.57%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) Publishing
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) XenApp
8 4 (28.57%) Ivanti
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (28.57%) EdgeSight
8 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
8 4 (28.57%) Office 365
8 4 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (21.43%) Break/Fix
9 3 (21.43%) 4G
9 3 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (21.43%) SCCM
9 3 (21.43%) CMDB
9 3 (21.43%) NetApp
9 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) 3G
3 3 (21.43%) 4G
3 3 (21.43%) ADSL
3 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) PBX
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CMDB
1 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Android
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (7.14%) VMS
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
3 3 (21.43%) Break/Fix
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Proactive Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCA
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) iptables
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) EdgeSight
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Ivanti
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) BT
6 1 (7.14%) Intel