Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 69 52
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.67% 1.58% 3.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.24% 8.23% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 23
West Sussex median daily rate £175 £240 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.08% -36.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £100 £240 £223
90th Percentile £275 £383 £424
South East median daily rate £355 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +9.23% -3.70% +12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
West Sussex median hourly rate £23.75 - £16.00
10th Percentile £15.81 - £14.40
90th Percentile £25.94 - £17.50
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £26.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -24.38% +46.48% +1.43%

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 249 243 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.74% 19.18% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 137 243
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +4.29% +17.65%
10th Percentile £110 £226 £163
90th Percentile £613 £525 £545
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 35
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -14.71% +9.68%
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.29 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.50 £45.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 0 18 £173 -28.13% 1
Worthing -5 4 - -
Horsham - 3 £275 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) VMware
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (46.43%) Citrix
6 11 (39.29%) HP
6 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (35.71%) Office 365
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
9 8 (28.57%) ITIL
9 8 (28.57%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) LAN
11 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
11 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
11 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 6 (21.43%) XenApp
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco
11 6 (21.43%) Dell
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (17.86%) SLA
12 5 (17.86%) VPN
12 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
12 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation

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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Primavera
1 1 (3.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) Mimecast
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) VPN
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) VLAN
4 3 (10.71%) 3G
4 3 (10.71%) 4G
4 3 (10.71%) ADSL
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) PBX
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (14.29%) Publishing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
7 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) CMDB
1 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
10 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
11 1 (3.57%) Android
11 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
11 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
3 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Break/Fix
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Proactive Management
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (10.71%) XenServer
6 2 (7.14%) iptables
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) EdgeSight
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Citrix
3 11 (39.29%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) AppSense
6 4 (14.29%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) Draytek
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
7 3 (10.71%) Symantec
8 2 (7.14%) Kaseya
8 2 (7.14%) Lotus
8 2 (7.14%) Wyse
9 1 (3.57%) Apple
9 1 (3.57%) BT
9 1 (3.57%) Intel