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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 24 9 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.79% 12.80% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 30.19% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £331 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
40 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 31.50% 42.40% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 20
Median daily rate £401 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £540 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) arcserve
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) arcserve
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam