The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.45% - 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.13% - 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£310 - £130
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 - £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -19.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.39% 17.78% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 20
Average daily rate £305 £190 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% -43.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £113 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £440 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £15.13 £14.61 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -61.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.00 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.93 £17.50 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Guildford region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (50.00%) SAN
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
7 5 (41.67%) MCSE
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (33.33%) HP
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (33.33%) Firewall
8 4 (33.33%) vSphere
8 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (25.00%) ARCserve
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (25.00%) DHCP
9 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (16.67%) CCNA
10 2 (16.67%) Dell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) SMTP
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Informatics
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CCDA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (8.33%) UAG
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) Altiris
6 1 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint