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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.96% 7.69% 7.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 21.05% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £280 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.92% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £311 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
35 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.65% 36.54% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 14
Median daily rate £288 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +105.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) XenApp
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
5 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
5 7 (63.64%) Citrix
6 6 (54.55%) SAN
6 6 (54.55%) HP
6 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (54.55%) VMware
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 4 (36.36%) DNS
8 4 (36.36%) EMC
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (36.36%) SCCM
8 4 (36.36%) SCOM
8 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
8 4 (36.36%) arcserve
8 4 (36.36%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (36.36%) vSphere
8 4 (36.36%) Veeam
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
9 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
9 3 (27.27%) Firewall
9 3 (27.27%) DHCP
10 2 (18.18%) Client/Server

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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) X-Windows
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) EMC VNX
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) XenApp
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) HP SIM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) arcserve
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Veeam
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto