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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South East / West Sussex
Rank 58 55 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -40  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 11 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.34% 1.84% 9.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.54% 6.15% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 37
Median daily rate £325 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -25.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £242 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.81%  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 107 179 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 20.42% 29.93% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 110 73
Median daily rate £413 £366 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% +7.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 19
Median hourly rate £52.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.70% +10.71%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Crawley +8 3 £400 +36.75% 1
Gatwick -9 2 £250 -3.84%
Burgess Hill - 1 £225 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) DHCP
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (44.44%) Office 365
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 5 (27.78%) NAS
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (22.22%) VPN
10 4 (22.22%) MS Office
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (22.22%) SCCM
10 4 (22.22%) Clustering
10 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
11 3 (16.67%) Network Design
11 3 (16.67%) SonicWALL
11 3 (16.67%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) NAS
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) ADSL
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) Internet
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Senior DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) iSeries
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) BYOD
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) UAG
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Apple
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 3 (16.67%) SonicWALL
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec
2 3 (16.67%) Veeam
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Wyse
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