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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.74% 6.30% 11.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.23% 24.24% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £150 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -6.19%
Windows Server 2008
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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
43 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.54% 25.98% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 27
Average daily rate £350 £430 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £610 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 September 2015.

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 September 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix
6 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (25.00%) Lync
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) VoIP
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) ARCserve
8 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (20.00%) vSphere
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) SCCM
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) EMC VNX
9 3 (15.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) Dell
9 3 (15.00%) EMC

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (25.00%) Lync
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (5.00%) SMTP
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) DTS
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) DHTML
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) WinForms
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (15.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Handset
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (10.00%) Security Management
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Use Case
2 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCDA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) UAG
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Altiris
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) CA
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago