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 22 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 56 19
Rank change year-on-year +16 -37  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.57% 3.07% 8.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.44% 12.64% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 32
Median daily rate £250 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £252 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £459 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -2.10% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.75% -41.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.70 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.30 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +15.27%  

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 149 182 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 29.62% 24.33% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 108
Median daily rate £383 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 22 June 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 14 £294 -28.78% 1
Gatwick +1 4 £250 -28.57%
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 21 (65.63%) VMware
5 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (50.00%) Citrix
6 16 (50.00%) Linux
7 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.00%) Project Management
10 8 (25.00%) Clustering
11 7 (21.88%) Change Management
11 7 (21.88%) SAN
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle
11 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.88%) Office 365
11 7 (21.88%) PMO
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
12 6 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
12 6 (18.75%) Change Control
12 6 (18.75%) High Availability
12 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.75%) NAS
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (18.75%) Replication
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Primavera
1 1 (3.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
2 6 (18.75%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) DB2
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Online Betting
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) IT Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) IT Operations Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) DBA
3 6 (18.75%) Senior DBA
3 6 (18.75%) Senior SQL DBA
3 6 (18.75%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) Replication
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) iSeries
5 2 (6.25%) AS400
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
5 2 (6.25%) PKI
5 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.13%) BYOD
6 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (50.00%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) Change Control
5 6 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (18.75%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Management
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) VB
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCDBA
3 4 (12.50%) MCITP
3 4 (12.50%) MCP
3 4 (12.50%) MCSA
3 4 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.25%) UAG
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) Kaseya
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (6.25%) Wyse
8 1 (3.13%) MobileIron