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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.26% 9.85% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 34.21% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £280 £350 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +133.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.03% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
33 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.11% 28.79% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 9
Median daily rate £375 £325 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £270 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 29 July 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 29 July 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) SAN
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 11 (57.89%) ITIL
7 10 (52.63%) Clustering
8 9 (47.37%) Linux
8 9 (47.37%) SQL
8 9 (47.37%) SLA
8 9 (47.37%) CommVault
8 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
8 9 (47.37%) Simpana
8 9 (47.37%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (42.11%) Dell Compellent
10 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
10 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
11 5 (26.32%) XenApp
11 5 (26.32%) SCCM
12 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (21.05%) VMware
12 4 (21.05%) HP
12 4 (21.05%) DNS
12 4 (21.05%) Citrix
13 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (15.79%) VBScript
13 3 (15.79%) LAN
13 3 (15.79%) DHCP
13 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) DMZ
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) DTS
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Clustering
2 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
3 2 (10.53%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Failover Clustering
1 9 (47.37%) Simpana
2 5 (26.32%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) CommVault
3 8 (42.11%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) arcserve
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto