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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.40% 0.60% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 2.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£319 - £273
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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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
28 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.02% 25.75% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 11
Average daily rate £375 £205 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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
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 5 March 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Subversion

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (13.33%) PBX
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) CAD
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR