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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.56% 2.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.44% 17.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Average daily rate £313 £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +7.23%
Windows Server 2008
Surrey

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
64 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.07% 13.73% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 28
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £295 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.70 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) SAN
4 15 (65.22%) SQL
5 14 (60.87%) ITIL
5 14 (60.87%) Clustering
6 13 (56.52%) CommVault
6 13 (56.52%) SLA
6 13 (56.52%) Linux
6 13 (56.52%) Simpana
6 13 (56.52%) Hyper-V
7 12 (52.17%) Dell Compellent
8 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
9 6 (26.09%) Data Centre Operations
10 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (17.39%) VMware
11 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (13.04%) SCCM
12 3 (13.04%) vSphere
12 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
12 3 (13.04%) Citrix
13 2 (8.70%) HP
13 2 (8.70%) Dell
13 2 (8.70%) VPN
13 2 (8.70%) DNS
13 2 (8.70%) VBScript

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) DTS
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) ArcSight Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Android
5 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Debian
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Security Hardening
5 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Simpana
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) CommVault
3 12 (52.17%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) arcserve
7 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Hortonworks
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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Connectus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
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Rate: £20.5 - £25.5 per hour
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