Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 62 81
Rank change year-on-year -28 +19 -55
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 3.07% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 13.52% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 25
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £250 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -27.54% +1.85%
10th Percentile £331 £185 £240
90th Percentile £453 £275 £474
South East median daily rate £399 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +13.86% +4.09% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +18.18% -2.94%
10th Percentile £15.50 £15.75 £14.95
90th Percentile £16.50 £25.00 £18.05
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £18.57 £21.75
% change year-on-year -5.76% -14.62% +11.54%

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 312 244 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.46% 22.72% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 168 206
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £160 £181 £206
90th Percentile £540 £516 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -25.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £15.45 £12.55 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.28 £50.25 £49.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +5.88%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 17 August 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 -2 6 £413 +106.25% 1
Gatwick -5 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £275 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (33.33%) MSI
7 3 (33.33%) InstallShield
7 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
7 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (33.33%) Application Discovery
7 3 (33.33%) VMware
8 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
8 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (22.22%) ITIL
8 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 2 (22.22%) MCSE
8 2 (22.22%) MCSA
8 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (22.22%) Office 365
8 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
8 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 2 (22.22%) Retail

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
1 3 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 3 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Packager
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
4 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Application Discovery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec